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Cream jug

Cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1759-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schuppe, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. J. Johnson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 66, The Whiteley Galleries, case 8

Physical description

Cream jug by John Schuppe; silver

Place of Origin

London (made)


1759-1760 (made)


Schuppe, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

JS for John Schuppe, Grimwade 1990 No. 1686 - marks struck on the underside of the cows belly.

Town mark: London


Height: 10 cm, Length: 15.3 cm From nose of cow to tip of tail, Depth: 3 cm Across feet, Weight: 143.4 g

Object history note

Bequest - W J Johnson
Acquisition RF: 44 / 505

Descriptive line

Cream jug by John Schuppe; silver; 1759-1760.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Oman, Charles. English silver cow milk jugs. Apollo. vol. xv. p. 42
Hughes, G. B. Georgian milk and cream jugs. Apollo, June 1956.
Schuppe, John in Silver Society Journal, 4/115

Subjects depicted



Images Online; Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


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