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Watch: M/P.1-1916

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

James Reith

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Description

Pocket watch. Movement hinged into decorated and pierced silver-gilt outer case. Inscribed "Thomas Gainsborough Bath, 1771" in gothic script on the back of the case. Movement inscribed "James Reith, Versailles, 87".

Legal notes

Given by Charles Fairfax Murray Esq

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Versailles ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Components of the work

Outer Case composed of silver gilt ( Decorated and pierced)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/P.1-1916
Primary reference Number: 201809
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Created: Tuesday 9 June 2015 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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