• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64

    A BRISLINGTON DELFT BLUE-DASH ADAM AND EVE CHARGER

    CIRCA 1685

    Price Realised  

    A BRISLINGTON DELFT BLUE-DASH ADAM AND EVE CHARGER
    CIRCA 1685
    The ill-fated couple outlined in manganese and enriched in blue with manganese and yellow hair and with root vegetables concealing their nudity, flanking the tree with five red-striped yellow fruits, the serpent entwined about its bough, on a blue grassy mound
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    with Bruun Rasmussen, Denmark.
    British & European Ceramics, Sotheby's Olympia, 1 December 2003, lot 365.