Made at St Ives mid 80's
black clay body with black glaze (Tenmoku) pours Impressed St Ives
and Janet Leach's personal seals.
met Janet while on a visit to Japan in the early 50's. Janet was
working with Hamada at his Mashiko pottery. Janet is the one of
the few potters who worked with Bernard to retain her own true voice.
Her work owes all to the Japanese influences that she encountered
while working in Japan. In her work one sees the influence of Oribe
and Bizen, This bottle is very much a statement by Janet of her
deep roots in the ceramic traditions of Japan.