'The Creation of Eve and the Tree of Knowledge', relief

'The Creation of Eve and the Tree of Knowledge', relief

'The Creation of Eve and the Tree of Knowledge'
Relief
Germany (Saxony)
About 1540-60
Gilded bronze
Museum no. A.110-1929
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

From a series telling the story of Genesis, the first book in the Old Testament. The same model was used by goldsmiths for reliefs on tankards, caskets and cabinets.