Pocket watch

Object Number: 
1947.471ab
Date: 
1780-1781
Medium: 
Gold, glass, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 1/4 in. × 3/4 in. × 1 3/4 in. (5.7 × 1.9 × 4.4 cm) Overall (b): 11/16 in. × 2 in. (1.7 × 5.1 cm)
Marks: 
engraving: on movement casing: " Jos Dudds/ London/ 4733" hallmarks: on inside of back of casing: lion passant/ "8"/ leopard's head/ "RP e" hallmarks: on bottom of watch case: lion passant/ leopard's head "RP e/ 2"
Description: 
Gold pocket watch with removable gold casing; long cylindrical pendant with flat circular knob and stirrup bow; glass face with gold bezel opens up from top hinge to reveal white enamel dial with black arabic numeral hours and minute markings; beetle and poker hour and minute hands; engraving on movement casing and bottom of casing. Gold watch casing is round with molded opening for pendant knob of watch; open front face to show watch dial; hallmarks on bottom of back of casing. Gold pocket watch. Belonged to John Ramage.
Gallery Label: 
This watch belonged to the miniature painter John Ramage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group