Blue-dash dish depicting Adam and Eve

English
about 1680


Object Place: Europe, Lambeth, England

Dimensions

Dimensions (Overall): 41.3 x 8.3 cm (16 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.1208

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

17th-Century New England: Manning House Gallery (Gallery LG36)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Adam and Eve in blues, greens, and yellows on either side of the Tree of Knowledge with entwined serpent above. Very small foot rim, straight slanting sides. Blue dash border around the rim.

Provenance

1962, year-end gift of Lloyd E. Hawes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes