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Apostle spoon

Apostle spoon

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, forged, cast and pounced

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.249-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spoon, silver, fig shaped bowl, pounced IC/WB/1666, the stem cast surmounted by an apostle top representing St. Thomas with dove.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, forged, cast and pounced

Marks and inscriptions

On the bowl is a wheel with pellets between the spokes. On the back of the stem is another mark of a hound running, left to right, repeated three times and showing signs of tooling.
Unidentified

Pounced

On the powl, pounced: IC/WB/1666

Dimensions

Length: 7.125 in, Width: 1.875 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Apostle spoon, silver, England, ca.1620

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Forging; Casting; Pouncing

Subjects depicted

Initials

Categories

Eating; Metalwork; Silver; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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