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American Silversmiths

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Peter Chitry
(1781-1861)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Mrs. Elizabeth Chitry

Peter Chitry

  • Born: Jul 1781, Santo Domingo
  • Marriage: Mrs. Elizabeth Chitry
  • Died: 28 May 1861, Harlem NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark with pseudohallmarks from a teaset belonging to the New York Historical Society.
  • He worked from 1812 to 1860 as a silversmith in New York City NY
    Listed in Longworth's city directory at 140 Chapel Street and later at the corner of Burrows and Henry Streets.
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  • Teapot, c 1815-1820
    Private Collection
    h: 10 1/8"
    wt: 35 oz

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  • Teapot, 1816
    Worcester Art Museum
    h: 9 7/16"
    Part of a three peice set ordered by Samuel Downer for his daughter Elizabeth, who married the silversmith John Sayre

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  • Teaset, c 1820
    Private Collection
    Teapot:
    h: 10 3/8"
    Creamer:
    h: 7 5/8"
    Sugar:
    h: 9 1/4"
    Total wt: 70 1/2 oz

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  • Creamer, c 1820
    Private Collection
    h: 5 3/4"

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  • Ewer, 1823
    Private Collection
    h: 12 1/2"
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a silversmith.

Peter married Mrs. Elizabeth Chitry.




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