Tile: Adam and Eve with Snake

 
Tile: Adam and Eve with Snake
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  • Title :     Tile: Adam and Eve with Snake
  • Artist:     Dante Baldelli Designer Rometti Maker
  • Accession:     84.7.14.1
  • Country:     Italy Umbertide
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8 7-7/8, Centimeters 20.3 20.0
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Christian Art and Symbolism , Allegory , Figurative , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.7.14.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Hand-painted white gloss glazed square ceramic tile with polychrome images of Adam and Eve standing to either side of a central tree which the snake is wrapped around; snake has wrapped itself around the legs of Adam and Eve; trees and birds in the background.