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tile
  • England, United Kingdom
    Low Countries
    active: Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • tile, 1700s–1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom or Holland
  • earthenware
  • Object Length/Width: 13 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6399
Description

Square tile with a white glaze and blue decoration. There is a small, blue design in each corner. In the center is a circular scene with a nude male and female figure standing in front of a tree that has a snake wrapped around the top. (The figures are identified as Adam and Eve.)