Sugar bowl and creamer
Part (creamer): 5 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (13 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm) Part (sugar bowl): 4 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. (11.4 x 16.
engraved: center fronts: "A C D P" in bright-cut script stamped: on base of the creamer: "GORDON" in a serated rectangle
Wrought silver sugar bowl and creamer; sugar bowl has an oval, boat-shaped body; creamer has oval body with a concave shoulder; both engraved on one side with an armored head surmounted by a pine tree; engraved on the opposite side with the initials, "A C D P" in bright-cut script; maker's mark on base of creamer.
The sugar bowl and creamer were owned by Captain Abraham De Peyster (1753-1798) and his wife Catherine Augusta Livingston, the paternal grandparents of the donor.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Abraham De Peyster (1753-1798), who married Catherine Augusta Livingston; to their son William Axtell De Peyster (1793-1856), who married Mary Beekman (1800-1885); to their daughter Catherine Augusta De Peyster (1835-1911), the donor.
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