Wood & Hughes "Bead" Coin Silver Sugar Shell
Coin silver sugar shell in a variant of the Bead pattern by Wood & Hughes, NYC, ca. 1845-99, probably 1850-1870,as the mark of "W & H" in a rectangle was used before 1871. Also marked with a rubbed mark that ends "...ITTENHEIMER". Engraved "Libbie" in cursive on the front. Slight dent in the beading on the right side just above the "L" in "Libbie." Otherwise in "like new" condition. A veryu nice sugar shell. Could also be used as a preserve spoon.