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Biblical Plaque showing Christ Putting Clay on the Eyes of the Blind Man

Artist/maker unknown, Dutch

Possibly made in Delft, Netherlands, Europe
Possibly made in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe
Possibly made in Schiedam, Netherlands, Europe


Tin-glazed earthenware with blue decoration

1/2 × 13 3/4 × 14 1/8 inches (1.3 × 34.9 × 35.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Bequest of Emmeline Reed Bedell for the Bradbury Bedell Memorial Collection, 1921

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The inscription on the front of this plaque identifies the biblical scene as John 9:1. Jesus and his disciples encounter a blind man, whom Jesus restores to sight. In the background, the Mount of Olives can be seen at right and the Pool of Siloam at right center.

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