Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1934

GUSN

GUSN-174581

Description

Shallow bowl with sloped sides and flat bottom. Painted decoration with center scene of a man in a yellow robe looking at three distant crosses with inscription in French. Three leaved yellow flower decoration around rim. White glaze on side and bottom not evenly applied before firing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
clay
Bowl

Inscription

"Je jure de/maintenir de/tout mon/pouvoir/la Constitution/1934" (I swear to maintain with all my power the Constitution. Painted text.)
Butterfly shaped mark (Butterfly mark used by Nannie Borden Phillips)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Maker)

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2246