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2006.44.1163.7 (RS110273)

Description

Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a pair of monkeys in the trees and two beetles by a rock. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted in the trees, right side of the plate. Painted to commemorate James Duncan and Nannie Borden Phillips' 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo.\n

Details

Maker
Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
Butterfly mark (Nannie Phillips butterfly mark-small head, one antennae, diamond shaped wings, fish shaped body)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Plate
plates (balloon and platform frame components)
Dimensions
7/8 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1163.7
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194299

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