Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-194273

Description

Ceramic plate with painted black bottom and black and white handpainted surface decoration of a pair of ostriches. Nannie Phillips butterfly mark painted by the right foot of the calm ostrich. Painted to commemorate James Duncan and Nannie Borden Phillips' 1930-1931 trip from Capetown to Cairo.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
Plate

Inscription

'P.W. of B" (cut into)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

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

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1163.6