Moo Cow Creamer

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_6407
Country
Date
1970 - 1979 (circa)

Description

A milk jug with a lid in the shape of a cow's head. This jug was designed by John Downey based on an idea of Bob Sokolski inspired by a ceramic cow creamer and manufactured by Whirley Industries, USA. It was their most popular product from 1972 to 1980. It is made from injection moulded polypropylene with a gasket made of polyethylene. This object was featured in the Ten Most Wanted research project: http://10most.org.uk/artefact/whirley-milk-jug where additional information about it can be found.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Whirley Industries Inc. Warren Penna. USA" (base)
Dimensions
Width
90mm
Height
160mm
Material Note
plastic
PP body
polypropylene
PE gasket
polyethylene
polythene
Colour