Douglas Zadek

Douglas Zadek, born in London in 1913, studied at the Bauhaus. At Bernard Leach's invitation he joined the Leach Pottery in 1936 and stayed there for two years.

Zadek founded Cobham Pottery (Surrey Pottery Ltd), which ran from 1947 to 1956. He worked with many distinguished potters and remained good friends with Bernard Leach until Leach's death in 1979.

He is best known for his coloured slip decorated earthenware.


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