One of a pair of salt spoons

about 1790
Joseph Richardson, Jr. (American, about 1752–1831)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

56.604

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a curved silver handle with a pendent floral design and a round bowl.

Inscription

HMC in medallion on handle tip

Markings

JR in rectangle

Provenance

Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; March 15, 1939 lent by Clymer to MFA; Oct 11, 1956, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer