Plate

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

GUSN

GUSN-194299

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

Descriptive Terms

plates (balloon and platform frame components)
Plate

Inscription

Butterfly mark (Nannie Phillips butterfly mark-small head, one antennae, diamond shaped wings, fish shaped body)

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 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1163.7