Tablespoon by Joseph Richardson, Jr.; Phila, circa 1785
Shell drop on heel, downturned handle. Length 8-5/8". Weight 2 troy ounces. The monogram is a block EH on the top of the handle. The overall condition is excellent. Mark condition is excellent. Marked twice with Fales' mark 32d in her book on the Richardsons. This is the first piece we have seen with downturned handle and the IR mark of Joseph Richardson, Sr.; it was really made by Jr.