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Watch key

Watch key
Title
Watch key
Date 
1775-1875
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 1.3 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Metal watch key with swivel ring stirrup at the top of circular head, with straight hollow jaw.
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number 
INV.12691.54
Gallery Label 
This watch key was found in a jewelry box which belonged to Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group