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Cream Jug

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The cream jug is also formed like a small cylinder, with a plain foot, a triangular spout, and a handle with blossoms. The cream jug and the sugar bowl were almost certainly formed of seamed sheet, but the thick gilding on the interior obscures any signs of solder. The teapot, sugal bowl and...

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On each, on underside, stamped pattern number 15110, registration stamp for July 10, 1857, ELKINGTON & CO


On each, sovereign's head, lion passant; maker's mark FE (Culme 3876); anchor, date letter Z


1991, sold by Partridge Fine Arts, London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 25, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick T. Bradbury, by exchange

English (Birmingham), 1874–75

Object Place

Birmingham, England


H. 8.1 cm x W. 8.3 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.); Diam: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.); Weight: 45.5 gm ( 1 oz 10 dwt)

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Medium or Technique

Silver, gilded silver