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Watch fob

Object Number: 
Gold, silver, gilt, quartz, chalcedony
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7 x 4.1 x 3.2 cm )
Gold and silver gilt watch fob consisting of a ring with three charms and a bail; one charm is lozenge shaped with molded floral design on both sides; another charm is bell shaped with oval carnelian seal (no design); the third charm is grapevine and scroll design attached to floral garland bezel with faceted quartz setting.
Gallery Label: 
This watch fob belonged to General Philip Schuyler (1836-1906). He served in the Union army during the Civil War and was a member of the Seventh Regiment, New York National Guard. He was also president of the Union Club. Schuyler married Harriet Lowndes Langdon in 1872.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Harison and Mr. William Harison
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group