Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Watch fob consisting of three-sided crystal fob with faceted sides, held by arched bail engraved with foliate decoration; surmounted by hollow finial with ornamental base in the form of opposing fish heads. Several links of chain still attached.
This watch fob was owned by New York City volunteer firefighter Joseph Buckman (1822-1875) and appears in the Society's portrait of Buckman (2002.24).
Gift of Marilynn Burr Houck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.