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Apostle Teaspoon Set (6) - Esprit Nimbus
Reference: S1297
Period: Edward VII
Year: 1901
Silversmith: Thomas Bradbury & Sons
Place: Sheffield
Price: $ 130.00
Weight: 60 grams
Dimensions: 10.3 cm
Condition: Excellent

Description: Lovely set of twisted stem Apostle spoons, with cast silver Apostle finials, complete with nimbus (halo), signifying a saintly head. The spoons are very good quality, the cast Apostles have good detail, unlike the many sets of Apostle spoons mass produced later in the 20th century. The nimbus is engraved with Saint Esprit (Dove of the Holy Ghost), which signifies the descent of the Holy Ghost on the Apostle. The Esprit nimbus is frequently present in early (16th century) Apostle spoons. The hallmarks are clear on all spoons. Thomas Bradbury & Sons was a well known firm, in existance from 1769 to 1943, who mostly exported to the USA.
Apostle Teaspoon Set (6) - Esprit Nimbus
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Apostle Teaspoon Set (6) - Esprit Nimbus
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Apostle Teaspoon Set (6) - Esprit Nimbus
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