Lot 1253
Two Pairs of Virginia Coin Silver Sugar Tongs
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The smaller with round clam shaped bowl, mark of William B. Cordell, active 1806-1835 in Charlestown (now West Virginia), Leesburg, and Warrenton (5 3/4 in.); the second with mark of Jacob Bear, Lexington, Virginia, active 1823-1860 (6 1/8 in.). Each with period script monogram.

2.30 total troy oz.

From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia

Some scattered scratches; minor mis-shaping to handle of Jacob Bear tongs.