Baptismal Spoon, about 1800-30. Museum no. A.57-1938

Baptismal Spoon, about 1800-30. Museum no. A.57-1938

Baptismal Spoon
Jerusalem
About 1800-30
Mother-of-pearl
Museum no. A.57-1938
Given by Mrs Matthews

This spoon, used for baptisms, depicts the Adoration of the Magi and other scenes from the life of Christ. It was probably carved by Franciscans in Jerusalem.