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Hand-thrown mug | ash

Regular price
£28.00
Sale price
£28.00

A beautiful everyday mug for your morning tea or coffee.

Sturdy, with an ergonomic handle, this mug is thrown by hand on a potter's wheel in Cornwall using local clay. The unique glaze is mixed using locally sourced wood ash, resulting in a soft translucent green with subtle variations, depending on the ash supplied.

A very special object you'll want to use each and every day.

  • 10cm high, 7.5cm wide
  • made by hand in Cornwall, UK
  • due to the handmade nature of this object, glazes and finishes are unique and can vary significantly

Leach Pottery

Founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamad, the Leach Pottery is among the most respected and influential studio potteries in the world.

The charity continues Bernard's legacy by making the handcrafted Leach Standard Ware tableware and training the next generation of potters from across the globe in their historical studio nestled away in St Ives in Cornwall. 

"there is a unity of design and execution, a cooperation of hand and undivided personality, for designer and craftsman are one" Bernard Leach, A Potter's Book, 1940

Each mug, jug, bowl and plate and pot is thrown on the potter's wheel, using local clay, each pot is a unique expression of the potter's skill and intention.