Watch fob

Object Number: 
INV.12406
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Gold, copper, chalcedony
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Gold copper-gilt watch fob with seal impression; barrel shaped bail attached to arched frame for seal, the frame is screwed the seal allowing both pieces to swivel completely; seal has carnelian on one side, rectangular seal in relief on opposite side with hatchmark design.
Gallery Label: 
According to a tag attached to this watch fob, this was the seal belonging to Captain Benjamin Davies.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman, 1907
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group