I have a item that could be a melon baller . I have not seen a picture. the tong has a spoon and wrote is C.SCHLICKER MFG.CO. N.Y. U.S.A. AND ON THE OVAL RING IS WROTE PATENTED. I would to know the purpose of this tool and date made. If you know the MFG CO and what kind of items they mfg would be great.