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Dish: The Temptation

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Elaborately painted, the central Adam and Eve scene above a landscape. (small chip to right edge and edge roughness)


Collection of Jean and Kenneth Chorley; Christie's New York, January 25, 1993, lot 1. Collection of Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; 2000, bequest of Vivian Hawes. (Accession date: June 21, 2000)

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The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection

Dish: The Temptation

English (Bristol or Brislington), about 1740


Dimensions: 34.3 x 6.7 cm (13 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

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Tin-glazed earthenware with cobalt, antimony, copper and iron oxide painted and sponged decoration




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware