Pocket Watch and Watch Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102832

Description

Gold pocket watch with white watch face with black Roman numerals and black second numerals. Intricate hour hand. A cord is attached to the watch with a gold key with studding along the top of the key.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Mechanism: "J. Leroy/London"\n Case: "I R / X" (Engraved and hallmarked)

Additional Identification Number

2284

Maker

Leroy, J. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France (origin)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 3/8 in; 1 1/4 in (key) x 1 3/4 in; 1/2 in (key) x 3/4 in; 3/16 in (key) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.197