Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-194302

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

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
Plate

Inscription

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.),

Maker

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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1163.8