Overall: 3 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 8.6 x 19.7 cm )
Silver Weight: 16 oz (troy) 2 dwt (501 g)
Wrought silver bowl, deep, bowl-shaped body on a cast, applied molded foot; engraved on the base, "R/ H C" in block letters; maker's mark on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
engraved: on the base: "R/ H C" in block letters
stamped: on the base: "B" crowned
Catherine De Peyster (1711-after 1775), who married Henry Rutgers (1712-1779); to their daughter Mary Rutgers (b. 1747), who married Stephen McCrea (1751-1795); to their daughter Catherine Rutgers McCrea (1786-1831), who married Timothy Hedges (b. 1780); to their daughter Mary McCrea Hedges (1819-1884), who married Abraham Conger (1814-1887); to their son Clarence Rapelje Conger (1851-1911), who married Margaret Lynch (1850-1912); to their daughter Mary Rutgers Conger (1883-1955), who married Parker Vanamee (1885-1919); purchased from Mary Conger Vanamee in 1944 by Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. (1899-1949); inherited by his mother, Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr. (1874-1959), the donor.
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