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Apostle spoon

Apostle spoon
Apostle spoon
Title
Apostle spoon
Date 
1700-1800
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 18.7 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Cast and chased silver apostle spoon with a decorative, pierced handle with a female figure amongst scrolls at the joint, a twisted stem, foliate scrolls around an animal head and a finial in the form of a robed figure holding a cross an a molded pedestal; elliptical bowl with a long rattail drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the bowl.
Credit Line 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Object Number 
INV.14193
Marks 
stamped: on the underside of the bowl: lion rampant below a crown in a shield, star in a circle and "M.G" in a rectangle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group