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Apostle spoon

Maker:
Probably by Johannes I Weber (master 1642, died 1680)
Date:
ca. 1670–80
Culture:
Swiss, Zurich
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
6-3/8 x 1-3/4 in. (16.2 x 4.5 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.127
Not on view
Marking: [1] Roman capital Z on a bend within a shield (Zurich, in use in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries). See Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldshmiede Merkzeichen, Vol. 4, Berlin, 1928, p. 549, no. 9023.
[2] A crescent with three balls or stars within a shield (cameo) (maker's mark probably of Johannes I Weber, m. 1642, d. 1680). See Eva-Maria Lösel, Züricher Goldschmiede Kunst vom 13, bis zum 19. Jahrhundert, Zurich, 1983, p. 311, no. 594.
Location of marks:
[1], [2] 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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