Carson & Hall, Albany, Coin Silver Teaspoon
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Thomas Carson's dates are 1785-1868, with his working years beginning in 1810, and a partnership with Green Hall in place 1814-19, this all situated in Albany, New York.
Marked "Carson & Hall," with the "Hall" rubbed, and given the above dates, this 5 5/8" long, just over .4 T. oz., coin silver teaspoon traces to early in his career.
It has a script "BP" monogram set sideways on the rounded end handle. The shoulders off the bowls are high and slight. The backside of the bowl has a faint lined join.
The condition is fair to good. The piece is free of bends or breaks, and the spoon retains its original shape and is free of tip wear. There is noticeable pebbling in the bowl, however, and a patch of nicks on the handle end backside.