Jug, Death of Abel Pattern
On View: Great Hall, 1st Floor
Matte blue stoneware
9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (23.5 x 14.0 x 13.0 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Gretchen Adkins
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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
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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.
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