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Watch: PW.110-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Case maker: Carpenter, Thomas

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Description

Silver outer case with loose brass bezel and glass.

OUTER CASE: Plain silver case. Inside body with London Assay marks, including Duty mark, facing right, and date letter for 1788. Incuse maker's mark 'TC' under incuse '5'.

BEZEL: Loose brass bezel with bull's eye glass.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1788 : London Assay marks

Components of the work

Bezel composed of brass (alloy) Diameter 49 mm Height 11 mm
Case Diameter 56 mm Thickness 16 mm Width 55.5 mm

Materials used in production

Silver
Glass

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: facing right

  • Text: London, and Duty mark
  • Type: Assay mark
  • Text: 'TC' under incuse 'S'
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.110-1923
Primary reference Number: 207544
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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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