Apostle spoon (one of a set of thirteen)
Gorham Manufacturing Company (active 1865–1961)
Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Overall: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This spoon has an ovoid bowl, cast handle of intertwined vines, and cast figure of Christ (marked IHS) 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.
About 1974, made by Gorham Company; April 10, 1974 gift of Gorham company to MFA.
Gift of the Gorham Company