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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 319

    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

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    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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