Pocket Watch and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-102770

Description

gold pocket watch with key. intricate engraved sea and landscape scene on face. On back of case, engraved picture of an eagle and a shield, in front of a seascape background. Both front and back open.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

"Cylinder/ESCAPEMENT FOUR HOLES/JEWELLED/Hands/M.J. Tobias/Liverpool" along with decorative engravings surrounding (engraving)

Additional Identification Number

2222

Maker

M.J. Tobias & Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Dimensions

2 3/4 in (A); 1 1/2 in (B) x 1 7/8 in (A); 7/16 in (B) x 7/16 in (A); 1/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1944.762ab