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One of a pair of salt spoons

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

Inscription

HMC in medallion on tip of handle

Marks

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

about 1795

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

56.605

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware