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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

1974.211

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 cast apostle, Philip, 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