One of nine dessert spoons
Joseph Richardson, Jr. (American, about 1752–1831)
Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 523
3.4 x 17.6 cm (1 5/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This spoon has a downturned spatulate handle with bright-cut decoration, a broad drop and short midrib on back and a pointed oval bowl.
Engraved "HMC" in conjoined feathered script on top of handle.
Marked "JR" in Roman capitals in a rectangle two times on back of handle.
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.
Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer