Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-194247

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

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
Plate

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963 (Painter)
Pottery Workshop of Boston (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1163.4