18 June 2008
A LONDON DELFT POLYCHROME SMALL ADAM AND EVE CHARGER
Of exceptionally small size, naively painted with the ill-fated couple fleeing from the Angel of God beneath a tree heavily laden with striped fruit, the foreground with three squirrels grazing on the striped green and ochre ground, the border with three concentric blue lines and an ochre-dash rim, extensively damaged and repaired, chipping to footrim
10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) diameter
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 18 April 1972, lot 44.
Acquired from Jellinek & Sampson Antiques, 21 June 1977.
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