<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Samuel Alcock & Co.
Title(s):

Cain and Abel.

Published/Created:
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
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 37
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Jugs (vessels)
Parian (porcelain, material)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.