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