Pocket Watch, Chain and Fob

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1832-1840

GUSN

GUSN-102302

Description

Gold pocket watch in hunter style case with open face. Gold watch chain consisting of rectangular links with blue enamel decoration, gun-shaped gold fob combination mechanical pencil attached with blue and red floral enamel decoration on handle

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Watch stem: "JP" stamped with crown and a crown and "18" for 18 karat gold.
Watch case interior: "R*M / P / leopard's head 18 karat mark and "r" date letter for the year 1832/33"
Fob: "Mordan" "JU Y 6 1840" (Stamped and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

1753

Maker

Mansir, Robert (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

Watch: 2 3/8 in x Watch 1 3/4 in x Watch: 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1926.576

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.