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Apostle spoon (one of a set of thirteen)

about 1974
Gorham Manufacturing Company (active 1865–1961)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

16.51 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1974.200

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has an ovoid bowl, cast handle of intertwined vines, and a cast apostle, James Minor, at handle end.
This and the other twelve spoons in the set (1974.201-212) are modern reproductions made by Gorham from molds of spoons they first issued in the late nineteenth century, probably the 1880s.

Provenance

About 1974, made by Gorham Company; April 10, 1974 gift of Gorham company to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Gorham Company