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Apostle spoon

Probably by Johannes I Weber (master 1642, died 1680)
ca. 1670–80
Swiss, Zurich
Overall: 6 3/8 × 1 3/4 in. (16.2 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] Roman capital Z on a bend within a shield (Zurich town mark, in use in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries);
[2] A crescent with three balls or stars within a shield (cameo) (maker's mark probably of Johannes I Weber, master 1642, died 1680).

Location of marks:
On the back of the bowl at the tip of the rat tail.
George S. Palmer , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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