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Spoon (one of a pair)

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Broad trifid tip. Beaded rat-tail drops.

Inscription

L / RP on back of tip

Marks

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

about 1700

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware