NYC Coin Silver Claw End Sugar Tongs
Coin silver sugar tongs, 5 and 15/16 inches long with claw ends. Marked Lion in a rectangle/D incuse/Lion in a rectangle. The lion is of the type attributed by McGrew to Wm. Thompson, Henry Salisbury & Garrett Eoff of NYC ca. 1810-1860. These are more than likely from 1840-60. Engraved "JJ" or "JT" in cursive script on the end.