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One of three tablespoons

This spoon has a curved handle with a pendent floral design and a very worn rounded drop on an oval 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; by descent to his wife; August 28, 1956, lent by Mrs. Clymer to MFA; January 10, 1957, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.

Credit Line

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

about 1790

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

57.45

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware