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Pocket Watch and Key

1969.515 (RS8403)

Description

Gold damascened pocket watch with Roman numerals under glass. Outside of watch is engraved with a shield pattern in the middle and black accents. The back case of the watch has a black and white photograph of a man's face, and the front has a blue photograph of a dog. A gold key is attached and attached tag says "Julia O. Howe Bright"

Details

Maker
Gilbert, Joseph (Watchmaker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Face: "JOSPEH GILBERT/GENEVA"
Dust cover: "Joseph Gilbert/GENEVA/N 51246"
Inisde case: "A.E.I. / WARRANTED / 18K / FINE / 31246"
Paper tag: "Julia O. / Howe / Bright" (Stamped, engraved, ink)
Location of origin
Geneva, Swtizerland (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 3/16 in (A); 1 1/8 in (B) x 1 1/2 in (A); 5/16 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.515
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt
GUSN
102801

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