Pocket watch

Object Number: 
1954.185ab
Date: 
1675-1775
Medium: 
Silver, other metal, ceramic, enamel, velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 2.2 x 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Silver pair-case pocket watch with knob and oval stirrup at the top, in silver, red velvet lined open-faced outer case with hinged front cover; white ceramic face (missing hands and crystal) has Roman and Arabic numeral hour markings in black enamel, surrounded by yellow metal band in plain box; outer case has floral, scroll and acanthus leaf design around the watch face, reverse shows 2 figures in a pastoral setting, surrounded by scrolls and a rinceau border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and daughters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group