Eating spoon #18; Apostle, St Philip
Time period: 16th Century
Materials: Food Grade Pewter
Product Dimensions: Length; 16 cm
A disciple of John the Baptist, born in Galilee and a confidant of Jesus. He preached in Asia Minor and Greece, where he was crucified upside-down in 80AD by the Emperor Domitian. His feast day is the 3rd of May. He is the Patron saint of Luxembourg and Uraguay. The spoon shows him holding a staff with a cross in the ‘t’.