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2006.44.1163.8 (RS110274)

Description

Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a detailed map of Uganda, Kenya, and Tanganyika. Silhouetted shapes of giraffes, elephants, lions, ibexes, and zebra's encircle map. Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark carved into bottom of 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)
Inscriptions
Butterfly mark (Nannie Phillips butterfly mark with 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 (dishes)
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1163.8
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194302

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