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Watch: PW.100-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Chased gilt brass outer case.

OUTER CASE: Very well worn gilt brass case with chased outside. Bezel chased pattern of four leafed flowers separated by two oval patterns. Body with chased pattern as bezel at edge, back with framed ovals surrounded by floral and leaf ring with ribbon bow at top. Pendant slot in body, only nick in bezel. Inside of bezel scratched with 'Rusfiel' (?) at the hinge, '39203' at 12 o'clock, and 'Jrletehen' (?) at 1 o'clock.


History note: Unknown before S.G. Perceval (1838-1922)

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 45.75 mm
Thickness: 17 mm
Width: 46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th Century-19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Materials used in production

Gilt brass

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Rusfiel' (?)
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: '39203'
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 'Jrletehen' (?)
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.100-1923
Primary reference Number: 207534
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 7 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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