Recently consigned from a collection of Exeter Silver is this rare Westcountry Charles I Silver Apostle spoon, attributed to John Lavers.
John Lavers was an Exeter based silversmith that gained freedom in 1625 and was making good quantities of silver through to the 1660’s.
This spoon is likely to have been made during the reign of Charles I and bears John Lavers distinctive “X” crowned Exeter town mark that is illustrated as A11 in Appendix A of “West Country Silver Spoons & Their Makers 1550-1750” by Tim Kent.
It will be offered for sale by auction on 6th September with a guide price of £300 to £500. We are inviting entries to this sale, so please do get in touch with the team by calling 01752 254740 or by filling out our valuation form.