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Jug, Death of Abel Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Matte blue stoneware
  • Place Made: Cobridge, England
  • DATES ca. 1845
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (23.5 x 14.0 x 13.0 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.126.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Gretchen Adkins
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Attributed to Edward Walley, Villa Pottery (1845-1865). Jug, Death of Abel Pattern, ca. 1845. Matte blue stoneware, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (23.5 x 14.0 x 13.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gretchen Adkins, 2000.126.5. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE side, 2000.126.5_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue glazed relief-molded stoneware jug of tapered cylindrical form depicting Cain killing Abel, the reverse depicting Adam and Eve weeping over Abel’s body, molded and applied C shape handle with vegetal motifs, plain raised foot. Condition: Good
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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