18 January 2007
A SILVER CREAM JUG FROM THE DOUW FAMILY
MARK OF TOBIAS STOUTENBURGH, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1730
Pear form, on three pad feet with shell joins, with double scroll handle, and shaped crenellated spout, the body engraved C.D.D. to C.D.T. Jan. 1847, the base engraved CDG, marked under base, also with scratchweight 5 oz. 4 p.
4 in. high; 5 oz.
Captain Petrus Douw (1692-1775) m. 1717 Anna van Rensselaer (1696-1758)
by descent to
Catherine Douw Gansevoort, great grand-daughter (1782-1848) m. 1811 Johannes de Peyster Douw, grandson (1756-1835)
Catherine Louisa Douw, daughter (1817-1891) m. 1836 John Townsend (1809-1874)
Catherine Douw Townsend, daughter (b. 1842) m. 1872 Bankson Taylor Morgan
Townsend Morgan, son (b. 1873)
John Daley, New York, by purchase from Mrs. Townsend Morgan, circa 1958
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The Darling Foundation of New York State Early American Silversmiths and Silver, New York State Silversmiths, 1964, illus. p. 168
See lot 22 for more information on the Douw family.
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