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American Silversmiths

Garrett Eoff
(1747-1778)
Sarah Hyer
(1742-)
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Garrett Eoff
(1779-1845)

 

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Catherine Bean

Garrett Eoff

  • Born: 29 Aug 1779, Pluckamin NJ
  • Marriage: Catherine Bean on 25 Feb 1806 in New York City NY
  • Died: 31 Jul 1845, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark (tentative attribution)

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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
  • Apprenticed from 15 Apr 1793 to 7 Apr 1798 to Abraham Gerritse Forbes in New York City NY 4
    His term was cut short by the retirement of his master. Who he completed his training with is not known.
  • He worked from 1800 to 1804 as a silversmith in New York City NY

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  • He was a partner from 1805 to 1807 with Paul Howell in New York City NY as EOFF & HOWELL, with shop at 2 Wall Street. 4

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  • Alternate Mark for EOFF & HOWELL

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  • Alternate Mark for EOFF & HOWELL

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  • Alternate Mark for EOFF & HOWELL

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  • Bowl by EOFF & HOWELL., c 1805
    Huntington Library 24
    h: 5 1/8"
    d: 6 5/8"

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  • Teaset by EOFF & HOWELL, c 1805
    Private Collection
    h: 7 1/4" (teapot)
    l: 12 1/2" (including handle)
  • He worked from 1807 to 1833 as a silversmith in New York City NY from shop at 39 Warren Street and 23 Elm Street until 1814; at 3 Elm Street until 1819. With growing success, he opened a new silver and jewelry store at 163 Broadway, but by 1825 had given up retail trade and moved to quieter quarters. An advertisement on 13 April 1825 in the New York Post offered his entire stock of goods at discount, as well as "three glass side cases, one good awning, and two counter cases." 8

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  • Tall pot, c 1807-1825
    Museum of the City of New York 28
    h: 11 1/2"
    d: 5" (base)
    wt: 35.35 oz
    Engraved RMV on side for Robert and Maria (Roosevelt) Varick.

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  • Mug, c 1825
    Private Collection
    h: 3 1/8"
    d: 2 1/2" (at lip)
    wt: 4 3/4 oz
    Engraved "Ferris Pell / to his nephew / Walter Pell" on front and "Ella F Pell / to / Caleb Coffin / January 3rd 1909" on side.



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  • Biggin, c 1825-1833
    Private Collection
    h: 10 1/2"
    wt: 32 oz

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  • He was a partner from 1833 to 1834 with John H. Conner in New York City NY as EOFF & CONNER from Eoff's old shop at 51 Morton Street. 4

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  • Alternate Mark for firm of EOFF & CONNOR.
  • He was a partner in 1835 with John Chandler Moore in New York City NY as EOFF & MOORE, with shop at 51 Morton Street. 4

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  • Cream pot, aft 1835
    San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts

Garrett married Catherine Bean on 25 Feb 1806 in New York City NY. (Catherine Bean was born about 1785 and died on 7 Aug 1860.)




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