American late Colonial coin silver teaspoon made by Samuel Tingley, c.1760-1770.
This spoon is 5 1/4" long and weighs 10 grams, the spoon is monogrammed PWS in a period script.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition consistent with age and usage, no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
The center of the body bears a wonderfully sentimental, original stippled inscription: "C I J" surrounded by floral and foliate engravings, under which is engraved "In Memory of a Sincere Friend".
The mug is in excellent original condition, with no repairs, removals or alterations. Dimensions: Height: 5 1/8" Diameter: 3 1/4" Width across Handle: 5 1/4" Weight: 12 ozs Troy Maker & Marks: Thomas Hammersley New York City. c.1760 â€“ 1770 TH (script) struck 4 times. CLICK HERE for more about Thomas Hammersley .