Location: I live in the Heartland of the United States - Western Kentucky
Just for the heck of it, I did a Google image search for "basting spoon." Interestingly enough, on several pages there were a number with blunt tips similar to the spoon in your photo. Perhaps it's a basting spoon of some sort.
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!