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Apostle spoon (Christ)


Origin: London

Date: 1641-1642

18.3 cm length; 57 g weight

Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1641-2, maker's mark TP, possibly for Thomas Paulson

Bequeathed by A.T. Carter, 1947; WA1947.106

T. Schroder (2009), no. 338

The attribute of Christ less carefully modelled than mid sixteenth-century figures, symptomatic of the declining status of the Apostle spoons by this date.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)

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