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Bowl

2006.44.2246 (RS102779)

Description

Shallow bowl with sloped sides and flat bottom. Painted decoration with center scene of a man in a yellow robe looking at three distant crosses with inscription in French. Three leaved yellow flower decoration around rim. White glaze on side and bottom not evenly applied before firing.

Details

Maker
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Maker)
Date
1934
Inscriptions
"Je jure de/maintenir de/tout mon/pouvoir/la Constitution/1934" (I swear to maintain with all my power the Constitution. Painted text.)
Butterfly shaped mark (Butterfly mark used by Nannie Borden Phillips)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
clay
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bowl
Probably bowls (vessels)
Probably clay
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2246
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
174581

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