Cream Jug

English (London)
about 1745
Marked by Eliza Godfrey (first mark entered 1741)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

11.3 x 7.9 x 10.4 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.) Weight: 164.4 gm (5 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

1975.19

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The raised pear-shaped body rests on three cast hooved feet. The cast handle is in the form of a snake with its head resting on the cut and shaped rim.

Inscription

Engraved on body, KG in cipher.

Markings

On underside, maker's mark EG (Grimwade 591)

Provenance

Property of H. Warhurst, Esq.; Sold Sotheby's, London, October 17, 1978, lot 167; Thomas Lumley, Ltd., London, purchased February 25, 1975, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: February 25, 1975)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour