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.
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Maker)
"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.).
- Object type
- Household Accessory
- Descriptive terms
Probably bowls (vessels)
- 1 1/2 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation