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American Silversmiths

Peter Tufts
(1648-1721)
Elizabeth Lynde
(1650-1684)
James Austin
(1680-1741)
Mary Tufts
(1681-1745)
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Josiah Austin
(1719-abt 1780)

 

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Mary Phillips

Josiah Austin

  • Born: 1719, Charlestown MA
  • Christened: 24 Jan 1719, Charlestown MA
  • Marriage: Mary Phillips on 25 Aug 1743 in Charlestown MA
  • Died: abt 1780

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
    This mark has been given to both Austin, John Avery, and John Allen, but is more likely Austin based on the dating of works it is found on.
  • Apprenticed from about 1734 to 1741 to Jacob Hurd in Boston MA 9
  • He worked from 1742 to 1764 as a silversmith in Charlestown MA

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  • Teapot, c 1745
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    h: 5 5/8"
    d: 3 7/16" (foot)
    wt: 16 3/4 oz

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  • Teapot, c 1745
    Winterthur Library
    h: 6 3/8"
    w: 4 3/4"
    wt: 15 oz, 6 dwt
    Engraved with the Dudley family arms.

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  • Pap boat, c 1750
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts 10
    h: 1 3/8" (body)
    l: 6" (including handle)
    wt: 2 oz, 8 1/2 dwt
  • He was a partner from 1765 to 1769 with Samuel Minott in Charlestown MA as MINOTT & AUSTIN 4

Josiah married Mary Phillips on 25 Aug 1743 in Charlestown MA. (Mary Phillips was born on 18 May 1724 in Charlestown MA.)




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