When Anna Church began seeing Crown Lynn ceramics as geographical features of New Zealand, she knew she had gone too far in the creation of her first exhibition to turn back. Spying a Kingfisher perched on its porcelain base, instead she saw her Farewell Spit. A kitsch conch shell jug was instantly recognisable as the Taranaki cape.
Crowning glory marks the fruition of three months trawling second hand shops in the North and South Islands for the iconic crockery which, ironically, was produced in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn. "The challenge with Crowning Glory was putting together a jigsaw that was never meant to be one."
"You'll find Crown Lynn ceramics in baches and old country halls all over New Zealand. I guess Crowning Glory takes it a step
Limited Edition of 75. Archival Hahnemuhle Photo Rag 308gsm paper stock.
840 x 590mm