Chicken claws with matte finish, engraving inside and out for half the length of the arms. Marked S.KIRK&SON and 10.15, each in a serrated rectangle. Baltimore 1846-1861. Length 6-3/8". Weight 2 troy ounces. The monogram is a script MHS at the bow. Overall and mark condition are excellent (initial S in mark partially obscured by the engraved decoration).