The apostle spoon has the figure of St.
Kings Lynn apostle spoon by Thomas Cooke, c. 1580
© Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
- Length: 18.2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,500 ( Total: £7,500)
- Acquired in:
- Colin Ticktum
Matthew at the top with the emblem of St. Matthew's moneybag forming part of the casting of the figure rather than being soldered on. There are few surviving examples of secular silver from Kings Lynn and this spoon is the earliest known example with the Kings Lynn town mark.
Anonymous; Bonhams, 2003; Colin Ticktum.
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