"18 Eme Delft Earthenware Tiles"Two Delft earthenware tiles decorated with blue and white biblical scenes; in a recent blackened wooden frame. One representing the crucifixion of Jesus and the other the story of Zacchaeus. Zachée is the chief of the tax collectors, rich and worked for the Romans, the colonizers. At that time working for a foreigner, the invader is unclean. Zachée is considered a sinner distant from God. He tries to see Jesus, there was a crowd, being small he climbs a tree and tries to get in touch with him. Jesus sees him, is touched by this little perched man; you can see a house in the background, symbol of Zachée's interior dwelling: his heart. Through his loving gaze, Jesus restores dignity and importance to Zacchaeus rejected by all. The Jews are furious; for Christ the essential is not there, because Zacheus transformed from the inside by the look of Jesus has only one desire, to give himself to God and to others "I donate to the poor half of my In response, Jesus declared him "son of Abraham", that is to say son of God. Delftware from the early 18th century.