Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a pair of giraffes. One giraffe is drinking water the other is nibbling leaves from a tree. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted by the drinking giraffe's front right foot. Painted to commemorate James Duncan and Nannie Borden Phillips' 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo.
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)
"P.W. of B" (cut into)
"Mrs. J.D. Phillips" (Handwritten in pencil on cloth label)
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
- Descriptive terms
- 6/8 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation