[reservation] Baptism bowl with Adam and Eve, brass, 17th century

Baptismal bowl with a decorated bottom depicting a biblical scene.

A tree of the knowledge of good and evil grows between Adam and Eve. A serpent, the tempter, twists along its trunk, looking at Adam. At the same time, Ewa extends her hand towards the man with the forbidden fruit.

The whole is surrounded by an inscription running around.

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5 000 zł tax incl.

In modern Europe, Nuremberg was the main center for the production of brass bowls. Initially, they were created for decorative purposes, without indicating a specific function. In time, they began to serve in households or for liturgical purposes.

XVII century


Diameter: 40.5cm

Preservation condition: visible repairs.