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Samuel Alcock & Co
Cain and Abel.
Cobridge, England, ca. 1850.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded white and blue parian ; height 22 cm (including handle), width 13 cm (including handle), depth 12 cm
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Parks Jug 37
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The bottom bears the printed mark of Samuel Alcock & Co., with the number '247'.
Without a metal lid.
Title and date from Hughes's Collector's guide.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 89
One side of the jug depicts Cain's murder of his brother Abel; the other Abel's parents grieving over his body.
Subject Terms:
Abel (Biblical figure)
Cain (Biblical figure)
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Jugs (vessels)
Parian (porcelain, material)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)

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