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New York City, active 1801-1845, foliate and shell pattern handle with engraved leaf and bright cut border designs to blade, script monogram and date to handle.
4.76 total troy oz.From the Collection of the late Zirkle James Estes, Jr., Charlottesville, Virginia
Silversmith Garrett Eoff was born August 29th, 1779 in Pluckamin, New Jersey. He apprenticed with Abraham Gerritse Forbes (c.1793-1797/8). He held a store at 39 Warren Street and 23 Elm Street until 1814, and is listed at 3 Elm Street until 1819. With growing success, he opened a new silver and jewelry store at 163 Broadway until 1825. Garrett was involved with several firms including: Eoff & Howell with Paul Howell 1805-1807; Eoff & Conner with John H. Conner (1832-1834); Eoff & Moore with John Chandler Moore (1835).
Some scattered scratches, otherwise good estate condition.