Story: Marlborough region

Elizabeth Lissaman bowl

Elizabeth Lissaman bowl

Potter Elizabeth Lissaman made this bowl in 1934. Brought up on Waireka, the family sheep station near Seddon, she was determined to be a potter from an early age. Newly married in the early 1930s, Lissaman lived on the Wakamarina River near Canvastown, and this bowl is made from Wakamarina clay.

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Pot by Elizabeth Lissaman

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Sport, recreation and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/31808/elizabeth-lissaman-bowl (accessed 23 November 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016