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Thursday, December 14, 2017

The V&A Acquires a Rare Work by British Post-War Potter Hans Coper

A work by Hans Coper. A work by Hans Coper. Wikipedia

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has acquired a rare ceramic bowl by the influential post-war potter, Hans Coper. The work, which dates back to the 1950s, was in danger of being exported, but the V&A was able to secure the piece thanks to a successful fundraising campaign. The bowl was acquired in memory of Annabel Freyberg, the former arts editor of the Evening Standard, who passed away in 2013. The V&A is home to twelve other Coper works.

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