Orb

Maker and role
Maker: Henrietta Hume (d.1993)
Production date
1978
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Production place
Porirua/New Zealand
Description
Ceramic 'orb' (known as an 'Honour Orb'). Inscribed with "The Rt. Hon. Sir Keith Holyoake" and etched with details of life of Sir Keith Holyoake.
Signed and dated, Henrietta Hume, Plimmerton, 1978. Larger orb of a set of two orbs.
Media/materials description
Ceramic
Measurements
0 - Whole = Diameter (mm) = 30mm
Circumference = 460mm
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
NPM2009.96.49
Credit line
Henrietta Hume, Honour Orb honouring Sir Keith Holyoake, ceramic, 1978. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.49

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