• Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 541

    A GEORGE III SILVER COW-CREAMER

    MARK OF JOHN SCHUPPE, LONDON, 1775

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER COW-CREAMER
    MARK OF JOHN SCHUPPE, LONDON, 1775
    Realistically modelled, the body chased with hair, the back with hinged cover with fly finial, marked underneath, the cover apparently unmarked
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) long
    4 oz. (133 gr.)


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    John Schuppe, who entered his mark in 1753, is best known for his distinctive cow creamers, like the present example, although a handful of other items by him are known, including tapersticks and a pair of shell-form bowls.

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