Vase from the estate of abbot Cyril František Napp

1867 | Earthenware, gilt | marked: “FRAIN 67” (Vranov 67) | decorated with Napp‘s coat of arms

Abbot Napp (October 6, 1792 Jevíčko – July 22, 1867 Brno) accepted Mendel into the monastery in 1843 and supported him in the work, education and scientific pursuits he believed in. Mendel eventually became his successor.