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
- Joseph Richardson, Jr., American, about 1752–1831