Relief dish with Adam and Eve, seven liberal arts and French inscription

This is the central part of a large dish known as the 'Fall of Man dish'. A complete example is in the Württembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)

Details

  • Title

    Relief dish with Adam and Eve, seven liberal arts and French inscription

  • Artist/maker

    copyist of Francois Briot (1550 - 1616) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
    France (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1600
  • Material and technique

    pewter

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27.9 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Dr Walter Leo Hildburgh, 1957.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1957.80.16

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Further reading

Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 586

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