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2006.44.1163.2 (RS110268)

Description

Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a pair of zebras. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted by the standing zebra's left hind foot. Painted to commemorate James Duncan and Nannie Borden Phillips' 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo.

Details

Maker
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"P.W.of B" (cut into)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Plate
plates (dishes)
Dimensions
5/8 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1163.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194232

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