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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries

Cream Jug

1780-1781 (made)
Place of origin

Silver, English

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Silver, English
Marks and inscriptions
  • Indecipherable but later addition to Reg. Des. attribute to Andrew Fogelberg and Stephen Gilbert. One medallion depicts the allegorical figure of 'a conquered Province', after James Tassie after, W. Brown. The medallions are Nos. 5975 and 7871 in the Tassie catalogue.
  • Crest
  • Town mark: London
Credit line
Bequeathed by W. J. Johnson
Object history
Bequest - W J Johnson
Acquisition RF: 44 / 505
Exhibitions: National Gallery of Scotland, 1986, 1 August - 30 September 1986 then extended to mid 1987
Bibliographic references
  • Holloway, James. James Tassie 1735-1799. Scottish Masters, vol. 1. Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland, 1986. ISBN 0903148692
  • Charles Oman article on English influences on Swedish silver in Apollo (August 1947), fig. VIII.
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Record createdSeptember 10, 2004
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