Pocket watch, chain and key

Object Number: 
INV.12420a-c
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Silver, glass, enamel; textile; brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 3 1/2 in. × 1/2 in. × 3 11/16 in. (8.9 × 1.3 × 9.4 cm) Overall (b): 44 in. × 1/8 in. × 1/8 in. (111.
Marks: 
engraving: "F.P./ 1456"
Description: 
Silver pocket watch with chain and key; round pocket watch with silver bezel and glass face; flat oval pendant knob with stirrup bow; white enamel dial with arabic numeral hours and minute markings; hour and minute hands; foliate filigree balancd cock and engraved regulator; maker's marks on inside of back casing. Brown textile linked chain tied to bow of watch with knot at the end. Rectangular brass watch key with molded design of crowned eagle and weapons and armor on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
This watch belonged to George C. Ramage, brother of the artist, John Ramage (1748-1802).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group