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Apostle spoon

Maker:
Possibly by Gustaf Stafhell the Elder (Swedish, active 1714–55)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Swedish (Stockholm)
Medium:
Silver, parcel-gilt
Dimensions:
6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.102
Not on view
Marking: [1] probably king's head, profile to right, in square punch (Stockholm, 1716-1745; see Rosenberg, 1911, p. 886);
[2] initials GS (Roman) in ellipse; possibly Gustaf Stafhell the elder, Stockholm master, 1714-1755, though his recorded mark (see R. no. 5483) is script not Roman.
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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