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Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Reference: S1326
Period: George VI
Year: 1910
Silversmith: Wakely & Wheeler
Place: London
Price: $ 240.00
Weight: 220 grams
Dimensions: 19.5 cm
Condition: Excellent, spoons appear unused, even original box is in good condition, hinge intact.

Description: A set of Edwardian replica Apostle spoons, with gilded Apostles and gilded fig shaped bowls, in original felt and silk lined box. The spoons are quite large, suitable for use as serving spoons. The practise of reproducing earlier styles of silver was common at the turn of the century. These spoons are very fine quality. The Apostles appear to be: 1. The Master (Saviour) with orb and cross. 2. St Peter with key. 3. St James the Greater with pilgrims staff. 4. St Matthew with purse. We are not sure of the significance of a boxed set of 4 Apostles, perhaps originally a Christening present. Wakely and Wheeler (originally Lias & Son) were manufacturing silversmiths, who supplied many leading dealers in their day. The hallmarks on all 4 spoons are clear.
Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Apostle spoons

Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Set of 4

Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Original box and scale

Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Back of spoons

Antique Silver Apostle Spoon Set (4)
Hallmark

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