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Pocket watch

Description

Round silver case with glazed door reveals a porcelain dial. Polychrome-painted with three-masted ships at battle and a small rowboat in foreground; enclosed by arabic numerals. No hands.

Details

Maker
King, P. (Watchmaker)
W. W. (Maker)
Date
1795-1805
Inscriptions
On string tag tied to loop: Silver watch/by P. King. Lon-/don. Case by W.W. London,/1800) Bought in New-/foundland 1937
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Battle
battles
marines (visual works)
Maritime
pocket watches
Porcelain
porcelain
Silver
silver (metal)
WATCH
watches
Dimensions
3.25 (H), 2.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.443
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2420

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