Pair Baltimore Maryland Coin Salt Spoons-Hugh Gelston
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For sale is a rare pair of early coin silver master salt spoons by Hugh Gelston of Baltimore, Maryland. The spoons measure 3 5/8 inches long and together weigh 12 grams. The spoons have no shoulders, no drop, and downturned rounded handles. The spoons are monogrammed "White" in script as shown. The spoons are marked [GELSTON] as shown. There was a George Gelston in New York who used a similar mark, but he worked later than the style of these. Also, the White family was prominent in Baltimore society of the time.
Condition on the spoons is quite good. There is no damage, just a few small salt spots in the bowls. They have not been buffed. A good pair of early Maryland coin silver salt spoons.