American coin silver large sugar tongs with claw bowls by Hall and Hewson of Albany, New York and retailed by John Chedell of Auburn, New York.
These handsome tongs are 6 1/2" long and weigh 52 grams or 1.7 ozs. Troy. The top of the bow is monogrammed, in ornate, period script C.C.C.
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.