Henry VIII Apostle Spoon

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Henry VIII Apostle Spoon

A very rare Henry VIII Silver Apostle Spoon, The Master, makers mark of a device, A. Basket London 1534. The Spoon has a fig-shaped bowl, the reverse of the bowl has prick dot initialled “1628 I.A. over R.P. “The spoon has a faceted stem, the gilded Apostle finial with a pierced nimbus, Length 6.85 inches, 17.4 cm Weight 53.8 grams
Provenance: Sotheby’s London, Fine Silver and Vertu, 29 November 2005, lot 148.
For maker’s mark see Jackson’s Ian Pickford Edition, The Antique Collector’s Club, 1989 , page 91.
Apostle Spoon

Ref No.FA246x23
Maker A. BASKET
OriginLondon
Year 1534

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