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Large ceramic bowl and nine dessert plates. Black painted bottoms with handpainted black and white surface decoration. Bowl depicts a large map of Africa, plates depict different types of African animals. Made by Nannie Borden Phillips to commemorate her 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo. Animal scenes traced from photograhs taken on the trip. Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark on bottom along with P.W.of B. stamp.


Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
ceramic (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Set, Tableware
Accession Number
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
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