Spoon (one of a pair)

about 1700
Cesar Ghiselin (about 1670–1734)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 511

Dimensions

20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.587

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Manning House (Gallery LG36)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Broad trifid tip. Beaded rat-tail drops.

Inscription

L / RP on back of tip

Markings

CG in inverted heart twice on back of stem

Provenance

Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; 1939, lent by Dr Clymer to MFA; by inheritance to his wife; 1956, gift of Mrs Clymer to MFA. (Accession date: Oct 11 1956)

Credit Line

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