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Walley, Edward

Death of Abel.

Cobridge, England, ca. 1850.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded tan stoneware ; height 24 cm (including handle), width 16 cm (including handle), depth 13 cm
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Parks Jug 38
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 Edward Walley.
Without a metal lid.
Title from Henrywood.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 89
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900 figure 102
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)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)

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