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Apostle spoon (St John)

Silver, parcel-gilt

Origin: London

Date: 1653-1654

18.2 cm length; 59 g weight

Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1653-4, maker's mark SV, cinquefoil below, for Steven Venables

Bequeathed by A.T. Carter, 1947; WA1947.107

T. Schroder (2009), no. 339

It is possible that the finial is a replacement, although by this date such inferior workmanship was common on Apostle spoons.

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

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