Watch fob

Watch fob
Watch fob
Title
Watch fob
Date 
1775-1850
Medium 
Gold, silver, gilt, quartz, chalcedony
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7 x 4.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Harison and Mr. William Harison
Object Number 
1941.305
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group