Learn about Blakebrough, Les

Les Blakebrough was born in 1930 in England. He studied ceramics at East Sydney Technical College. From 1960 until 1972 he was manager of Sturt Pottery, Mittagong, NSW, later becoming director of Sturt Craft Centre. In 1963-4 he studied in Kyoto, Japan with Takeichi Kawai. He was a foundation member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council. In 1973 he joined the staff of the Ceramic Department, School of Art, Hobart, and established a private workshop at Mt Nelson. He has conducted workshops in all Australian states, New Zealand and the USA on a regular basis since 1975. He is represented in all Australian state galleries, the Australian National GaIIery, Canberra, Ballarat and Shepparton Regional Galleries, the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart.
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Les Blakebrough (1930-), an unusual lidded bottle vase, tapering form, in olive green glaze, with applied abstract fan formed motif, ending in a hand finished finial, impressed seals to side, 40 cm high. Provenance: purchased from the craft centre in 1972,

A Les Blakebrough tea pot, stoneware with cane twine handle, artist's stamp impressed to the base

A Les Blakebrough brown glazed Australian pottery bowl signed Lb. 13 cm diameter

Group of Les Blakebrough pottery including Teapots, Same boat, small soup tureen, lidded pot and small plate, Etc.

Six Les Blakebrough bowls with external incised decoration (one with Hairline)

Les Blakebrough (b. 1932) porcelain platter, c. 1986 with blue and orange trail glaze, impressed artist's seal to side of base. Height 11 cm. Diameter 39 cm. Provenance: Corporate collection, Sydney

An Australian Studio Pottery plate by Les Blakeborough decorated with slip and tonal brown glaze, stamped to base 20 cm diameter

Les Blakeborough, stoneware dish, with slip oxide decoration, with painted markings to base (A/F). Diameter 41 cm

Les Blakeborough, canister, of cylindrical form with ribbed body, artist's and potter's stamps to underside together with Les Blakeborough plate stamp to underside 'The Pot Company Tasmania'. Height 17 cm. Width 15 cm

Les Blakeborough, spherical vase, tenmoku glaze with torn natural formed shoulder, wave pattern descending to center, stoneware, potter's seal to foot and 'Design Centre Tasmania' paper label. Height 24 cm. Diameter 23 cm

Three pieces of Australian Pottery by Les Blakeborough - tea pot, dish and beaker

Jeff Mincham (Milang S.A.) raku fired stoneware vessel signed under base 'Mincham 86. Height 51.5 cm. Note: Jeff Mincham Studied at the South Australian School of Art, Including One Year Study with Milton Moon, and One Year with Les Blakebrough. His Works

Les Blakebrough, ceramic lidded pot of globular form with two tone brushed glaze, impressed artist and potter monograms on base 30 cm, height

Les Blakebrough, porcelain lidded pot of spherical form encircled with blue and copper decorative band, impressed artist's monogram on base. Height 21 cm

Les Blakebrough, Torn Lip vase, c1970, impressed artist's seal to base. Height 46 cm

Les Blakebrough, Sturt pottery coffee pot

Les Blakebrough, strawberry bowl with lugs and red dots 1988 .* Rep: NGA, AGNSW, NGV, QAG & Powerhouse

Les Blakebrough, large platter, impressed artist's seal to the base. Diameter 40 cm

Les Blakebrough, large platter, impressed artist's seal to the base. Diameter 40 cm

Les Blakebrough, (attributed), square plate glazed stoneware, impressed Sturt pottery seal. Width 29 cm

Les Blakebrough, jug, with combed pattern and clear glaze. Height 19.5 cm. Width 12.5 cm

Les Blakebrough, Sturt pottery, Mittagong. Spherical form vase, with simulated lid and narrow opening, impressed stamp on base and monogram stamp, 'Lb', 13 cm

Les Blakebrough, Sturt pottery, Mittagong, bulbous shape vase, with phallic neck, matt glazed body with purple, pink and green dribble glazed neck, monogram stamp on base, 'Lb'. 34 cm

Les Blakebrough, Sturt pottery vase, waisted with a textured brown mottled glaze and an impressed mark to the base

Les Blakebrough (active from 1957) lidded stoneware jar with pale blue, cobalt and red glazes, and impressed with an 'Lb' seal

Les Blakebrough (active from 1957) porcelain bowl with a South Mt Cameron glaze, cobalt blue, red and gold lustre bands on the interior, gold lustre bands and calligraphic decoration on the exterior, and impressed with an 'Lb' seal

Les Blakebrough porcelain box with a South Mt Cameron glaze, the lid decorated with a calligraphic floral spray in cobalt blue and red, and impressed with an 'LB' seal and dated 1988

Les Blakebrough (active from 1957) stoneware sphere, with an iron glaze, orange spots and impressed with an 'Lb' seal

Unsigned Les Blakebrough (active from 1957) stoneware bowl with a wax resist decoration in olive and iron glaze

Large stoneware jug attributed to Les Blakebrough, with a cream glaze, an incised cross-hatched design and an impressed Sturt Pottery seal

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