Pair of tablespoons by Joseph Loring, Boston, c. 1795
$495 for the pair
Downturned handles with oval ends; modeled drops. Length 9". Weight 2.2 troy ounces each. The script monograms on both spoons are a large L above ALG. On the backs are script monograms NGH/MWH. Reputedly for Loring, Gay, and Howard families. Overall condition of the spoons is excellent. Mark condition is good-.