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Swiss Silver Small Cream Jug - Antique 1769


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Swiss silver cream jug; an addition to our 18th century silverware collection

SKU C7594

This exceptional antique Swiss silver cream jug has a plain pear shaped form.

The body of this antique silver jug is plain and unembellished with a shaped incurved upper rim.

This impressive example of antique teaware is fitted with a carved pear wood handle accented with a scrolling thumbpiece.

The small cream jug is supported by three impressive hoof style feet, with lobed sockets in junction with the body.

The hallmarks struck to this exceptional jug include:

Maker's mark: P.D (Elle Papus & Pierre Henri Dautun)

Silver quality/purity mark: XI (11 Denier, .916, 916/1000)

Learn more about the history of the milk/cream jug

Maker: Elle Papus & Pierre Henri Dautun

Date: 1769

This antique Swiss silver cream jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and is in excellent condition.

The Swiss hallmarks struck to the underside of the jug are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of Swiss silverware.

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 11.8cm/4.6"

Width 7cm/2.8"

Height 13.1cm/5.2"

5.2 troy ounces/162g

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