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A CHARLES II WEST COAST PARCEL-GILT SILVER APOSTLE SPOON, SAINT SIMON, JOHN SMITH II, TAUNTON, CIRCA 1668
well modelled gilt terminal, with solid nimbus with serrated edge, pricked T C over R S 1668
maker’s mark only struck in bowl
Length 8 in.
20.2 cm.
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Provenance

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, November 1980;
Vogel Collection no. 341.

Catalogue Note

Timothy Kent has identified this maker as probably, John Smith, the son of Ambrose Smith, apprenticed under the London Company in 1651, see West Country Spoons and their Makers, p. 133, where this mark is reproduced. John Smith moved from Taunton to Barnstable in the early 1680s.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York