Kings Lynn apostle spoon by Thomas Cooke

The apostle spoon has the figure of St.


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.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625

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