Watch fob

Object Number: 
1941.1013
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Quartz, silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
carved: bottom of seal: "PORTO SPINAM"
Description: 
Silver gilt watch fob with faceted citrine quartz seal; bail is hollow finial with knop affixed to fob with scrolled foliate garland which secures the bezel; silver throughout is decorated with acorns and acanthus leaves; the seal depicts a shirt cuffed hand clutching a full bloom rose, set above a crest with a vertical long stemmed rose on each side, inscribed banner below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group