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Apostle spoon

Maker:
Possibly by Hans Schleich (master 1582, died 1616)
Maker:
Possibly by Jacob Wilhelm (master 1593, died 1639)
Maker:
Possibly by Heinrich Albertin (master 1599, died 1625)
Date:
first half 17th century
Culture:
German, Munich
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
L. 6-5/8 in. (16.8 cm.), W. 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.101
Not on view
Marking: [1] An indecipherable object within a circle (cameo) (Munich, in use in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries). See notes for spoons in the Marquardt Collection with same city and maker's marks.
[2] A fleur-de-lis within a circle (cameo) (maker's mark of Hans Schleich, m. 1582, died 1616; Jakob Wilhelm, m. 1593, d. 1639; and Heinrich Albertin, m. 1599, d. 1625). See Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, Vol. 2, Frankfurt am Main, 1923, p. 322, no. 3487.
Location of marks:
1.2, On the back of the bowl near the stem.
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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