Maker’s mark of John Schuppe
Length: 20.3 cm, 8 in.
Weight: 280 g, 9 oz.
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Believed to be an immigrant Dutchman. In 1753 his mark was entered as largeworker to Little Deans Court, St. Martin's Le Grand. By 1755 he had moved to 6 New Rents. His marks appear almost entirely on cream jugs modelled in the Dutch taste as cows, but is occasionally met with other small fancies such as figure taper-sticks.Description
This is the largest example we know that Schuppe produced, It is a realistically modelled as a cow with a hinged cover chased with flowers and cast fly finial. Cow creamers were especially popular in the Georgian period and John Schuppe is the most famous of the makers.
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