9 May 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A Dutch silver memorial spoon
Mark of Lambert Muntinck, Groningen, 1647-1648
With circular bowl, stem decorated with bird and fruit, Apostel Andreas finial, reverse bowl engraved GOS, marked on bowl
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For an almost identical spoon made by the same maker in the same year see: Jean-Pierre van Rijen, Groninger Keur, Zilver uit Stad en Ommelanden, Groningen, 1997, p. 202, n. 164, illustrated.
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