A Bristol delftware Adam and Eve charger c.1730-40

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Description

A Bristol delftware Adam and Eve charger c.1730-40, painted with the scene of the Temptation, the doomed couple flanking the Tree of Knowledge with the serpent draped around its trunk, painted in blue with sponged green foliage and detailed in ochre and umber, within a sponged blue border, 33cm.

Provenance: acquired from Sotheby's, 15th December 1964, lot 52.

Cf. Michael Archer, Delftware, A.20 for a very similar dish with a blue dash rim.