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Watch: PW.88-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gilt brass outer case covered with black shagreen.

OUTER CASE: Gilt brass outer case, copper back and bezel band, covered in black shagreen. Ring of plain gilt brass pins on bezel and body, single decorative gilt brass pin in centre of back. Back dome of copper. Body with five pins missing. Bezel with five pins missing. Pendant slot with half in body and half in bezel.


History note: Unknown before S.G. Perceval (1838-1922)

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 56 mm
Thickness: 26 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


Mid 18th Century
Circa 1725 CE - 1775 CE

Components of the work

Covering composed of shagreen ( black)
Back composed of copper

Materials used in production

Gilt brass

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.88-1923
Primary reference Number: 207522
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 6 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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