Apostle Spoon: Saint Bartholomew or Saint James the Less

Provenance

With Peter Guille, Ltd., New York, c. 1937–38;¹ with S. J. Shrubsole, Ltd., London; sold to Sterling and Francine Clark Art institute, invoice dated 2 March 1965.

1. The spoons were acquired by Peter Guille, Ltd., New York, by December 1937, when they were the subject of an article by Helen Comstock in Connoisseur 100 (December 1937): 324–26. They were advertised by Peter Guille in Connoisseur 101 (February 1938): xlvii, and exhibited by the same at the April 1938 Antiques Exposition held at the Hotel Commodore in New York City; see "The 1938 Antiques Exposition: A Broad Variety Lent by Collectors and Dealers," Art News 36 (9 April 1938): 9–11, and "Antiques Exposition to be held in New York," Art Digest 12 (1 April 1938): 20.

John Feake

British, active 1616–1700

Apostle Spoon: Saint Bartholomew or Saint James the Less

1620/21

Silver

Overall: 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm) Weight: 2.3 oz (65.3 g) bowl: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)


Acquired by the Clark, 1964

1964.5K


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