One of three tablespoons
Joseph Richardson, Jr. (American, about 1752–1831)
Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This spoon has a curved handle with a pendent floral design and a very worn rounded drop on an oval bowl.
HMC in medallion on tip of handle
J(dot)R in rectangle twice on back of handle
Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; March 15, 1939 lent by Clymer to MFA; by descent to his wife; August 28, 1956, lent by Mrs. Clymer to MFA; January 10, 1957, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.
Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer