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Elizabeth Lissaman: New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter

Jane Vial and Steve Austin

This book traces the life and work of Elizabeth Lissaman, New Zealand's pioneer studio potter.

It is fully illustrated, featuring high-quality images of Lissaman's ceramic works, selected from private and public collections, alongside her hand-drawn designs, and historical family photographs. The biography is meticulously researched and written by Jane Vial, while Steve Austin contributes an essay placing her work in the wider international contexts of art deco and decorative modernism. This book is a definitive biography of New Zealand’s first independent, professional studio potter.




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