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WATCH FOB

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom


About this object

The main part of the watch fob is an oval piece mounted in gold. One face is made in bloodstone, the other in carnelian. This is suspended on a swivel which is chased with leaves. On top is a bow knot with a ring for hanging at the top.

Object name:
WATCH FOB
Made from:
Gold -- bloodstone -- carnelian
Made in:
England
Date made:
ca. 1905
Size:
4.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.211
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: 9 and .375 on a rectangle with chamfered corners (English mark for gold 9 carat standard, issued in 1904) [marked on hanger]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973