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Bowl

2006.44.1163.1 (RS101901)

Description

Large ceramic bowl with black painted bottom and handpainted black and white surface decoration. Bowl depicts a large map of Africa surrounded by African amimals and trees. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted below the word "Africa." Map traces James Duncan and Nannie Borden Phillips' 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo. Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark on bottom along with P.W.of B. stamp.

Details

Maker
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
Butterfly mark (Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark with small head, one antennae, diamond shaped wings and fish shaped body)
"P.W. of B." (cut into)
"Phillips/Mrs. J.D." (Handwritten on cloth label)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bowl
bowls (vessels)
Dimensions
3 1/4 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1163.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194221

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