An antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The flap with a bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Nicely figured with red glass eyes and naive expressive face.
Weight 94 grams, 3 troy ounces.
Height 7cm. Length 12cm.
Dutch silver with English import marks for London 1898.
Retailer John George Smith.
JOHN GEORGE SMITH
John George Smith, English silver retailer at the end of 19th century. Importer of Dutch and German ornamental silver. His goods are stamped with London import marks.