Orb

Maker and role
Maker: Henrietta Hume (d.1993)
Production date
1980
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Production place
Plimmerton/Wellington Region/New Zealand
Description
Ceramic 'orb' (known as an 'Honour Orb'). Inscribed with "Dame Norma Holyoake" and etched with details of life of Dame Norma Janet Holyoake. Signed and dated , Henrietta Hume, Plimmerton, 1980. Smaller orb of a set of two orbs.
Media/materials description
Ceramic
Measurements
0 - Whole = Diameter (mm) = 25mm
Circumference = 350mm
Maker biography
Henrietta led a very distinguished career in Department of Education and passed away in April 1993. Henrietta achieved considerable acclaim as a potter.
Accession number
NPM2009.96.48
Credit line
Henrietta Hume, Honour Orb honouring Dame Norma Holyoake, ceramic, 1980. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.48

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