30 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A COMMONWEALTH PROVINCIAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER APOSTLE SPOON, ST. JUDE
MAKER'S MARK ONLY, RW WITH THREE PELLETS ABOVE AND THREE BELOW (STRUCK THREE TIMES TO BACK OF STEM AND REPEATED ONCE IN BOWL), LEEDS, CIRCA 1650
The silver-gilt apostle holding a silver attribute, the nimbus prick-dot engraved with initials EM over 1655 over OC
7 in. (17.8 cm.) long
1.5 oz. (47 gr.)
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This maker's mark has been been seen accompanied by the Golden Fleece mark ascribed to Leeds on a flat-topped tankard
Ian Pickford (ed.), Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks of England, Scotland & Ireland, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 475.
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