Watch fob

Watch fob
Title
Watch fob
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman, 1907
Object Number 
INV.12406
Gallery Label 
According to a tag attached to this watch fob, this was the seal belonging to Captain Benjamin Davies.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group