An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Swiss silver cream jug; an addition to our 18th century silverware collection.
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 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)
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. Please see image 7.
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'
5.2 troy ounces/162g
Maker: Elle Papus & Pierre Henri Dautun
Origin: Lausanne, Switzerland
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Antique Swiss Silver Cream Jug 1769
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