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2006.44.1163.4 (RS110270)

Description

Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a pair of camels wearing saddles. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted in the clouds, upper right section of plate. 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
Butterfly mark (Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark with small head , one antennae, diamond shaped wings, fish shaped body)
"Phillips/Mrs. J.D." (Handwritten in white)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Plate
plates (dishes)
Dimensions
7/8 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1163.4
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194247

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