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Watch: PW.99-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gilt brass outer case covered in green shagreen.

OUTER CASE: Gilt brass covered in worn green shagreen. Bezel with shagreen (small section missing) with central ring of eight sets of gilt brass pins in triangles of three (two triangles with one pin missing and one triangle with two pins missing) with single pin between (one pin missing). Body covered in green shagreen, ring of pins at edge as on bezel (one triangle with two pins missing and one with one pin missing), back with central pattern of pins covering most of the back (five pins missing). Pendant slot, 2/3 in body and 1/3 in bezel.


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

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 47.5 mm
Thickness: 21 mm
Width: 47 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE

Materials used in production

green Shagreen
Gilt brass

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.99-1923
Primary reference Number: 207533
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 7 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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