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Six spoons with owl finials

Silver-gilt

Origin: London

Date: 1506-1507

18.4 cm length

Marks/Maker: London; 1506-7, maker’s mark a cross patée

On loan from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, by generous permission of the President and Fellows; LI.305.7

The finials formed as owls are a punning reference to Bishop Fox’s friend, Hugh Oldham.