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made at Castel Durante, Italy

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This maiolica bowl was made in Italy, possibly at the Castel Durante workshop of Ludovice and Angelo Piechi. It dates from between 1550 and 1565.

The bowl has a scalloped edge and is painted in polychrome with the Temptation of Adam and Eve, the serpent taking the form of a female body. Inscribed on the underside is 'hadam et hevia' ['Adam and Eve'].

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