Bernard Howell Leach

Bernard Howell Leach

Birth
Hong Kong
Death 6 May 1979 (aged 92)
St Ives, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Burial St Ives, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Memorial ID 108898749 · View Source
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Bernard Howell Leach, CBE, CH was a British studio potter and art teacher. He is regarded as the "Father of British studio pottery".

There is an extensive biography of renown artist and potter Bernard Leach at this website. www.leachpottery.com

A list of his honors includes:
Japan Foundation Cultural Award, 1974
Companion of Honour, 1973 (UK)
Order of the Sacred Treasure, 1966 (Japan)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1962


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  • Created by: Candace Hill
  • Added: 22 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108898749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernard Howell Leach (5 Jan 1887–6 May 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108898749, citing Barnoon Cemetery, St Ives, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England ; Maintained by Candace Hill (contributor 47629018) .