Flawless Crystal 1949

Dora Gordine, Flawless Crystal, bronze, 1949

Dora Gordine, Flawless Crystal, 1949, bronze, 38.5 x 24.4 x 23.8 cm. Cast by Morris Singer. The model was Elizabeth Choy Su-Mei (1910-2006). In June 1946, she was awarded an OBE for her bravery in helping Allied prisoners and civilian internees during the Japanese occupation of Singapore. In 1951 she became the first female member of Singapore’s Legislative Council, and in 1956 the first principal of the Singapore School for the Blind.

Sign up to our newsletter