Henry VIII Antique Silver Apostle Spoon

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Henry VIII Antique Silver Apostle Spoon

A Fine Henry VIII silver Apostle spoon of St Paul; maker’s mark of A Device London. The Spoon has a fig-shaped bowl, tapering faceted stem, the Apostle finial with a pierced nimbus. The reverse of the stem is prick-dot initialled “0 “over “IM”. Length 7.09 inches, 18 cm. Weight approx. 1.8 troy oz
Provence
The David Constable Collection.
Bonhams New Bond Street,4 July 2007, lot number 50.
Sotheby and Co, New Bond Street, 16 February 1961, lot 10, The Dawson Collection bought by Walter Wilson.
Sotheby and Co, New Bond Street, 1 & 2 July 1954, lot 121, The Walter Collection, bought by Biggs.
Marks illustrated in Jackson’s 1921 edition, page 95., line 19 , owned then by Mr R Meldrum.
See How, Vol III, page 39, where the third line of marks for 1535 are taken form this spoon. Illustrated and written up in Constable, D, The Silver Spoons of Britain, 1200-1710, volume one, Constables Publishing , 2016, pages 238/239 entry number 32.
Jackson Page 91
Apostle Spoon

Ref No.FA248x3
Maker A. DEVICE
OriginLondon
Year 1535

£ 22,000.00