Philadelphia, circa 1775. Of drum shape, the engraved ribbon-tied shield enclosing three diamonds and draped with a floral garland, marked three times with the script initials WH into a shaped rectangle. 460 grams total. Height 6 inches, length 8 inches.
Provenance: Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords, Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 29, 2004, lot 633.