Tentative identification; The mark is given to Beal by Ensko, but Winterthur's example, on a pointed end teaspoon c 1790, is listed as unknown maker.
Apprenticed from about 1760 to 1767 to Benjamin Loring in Boston MA 9
Brass ring measures, 1769
l: 3 1/4" (tag)
He worked from circa 1775 to 1781 as a silversmith and jeweler in Hingham MA 8
Salt bowl, c 1780
wt: 2 oz
Engraved "C over B S" on underside.
He worked from circa 1781 to 1800 as a silversmith and jeweler in Boston MA purchased property in Boston in 1781. Listed in city directories as a gold- and silversmith and in 1800 as a jeweler with a shop on Ann Street. 8