Watch (Pocket watch)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    TC/RC (Maker)

    Stephen Reed (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1806-1807

  • Materials:

    Silver; Brass; Gold; Steel; Paper

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2958 A- E


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2958 A- E

Object Name

Watch (Pocket watch)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

TC/RC (Maker)

Stephen Reed (Maker)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1806-1807

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Outer case (A), back, interior; Lion passant stamped in a rectangle with canted upper corners and double ogee-curved base
2. Mark; Outer case (A), back, interior; Leopard's head crowned stamped in an egg-shaped cartouche with canted upper corners
3. Mark; Outer case (A), back, interior; "TC/RC" stamped in a square(?)
4. Mark; Outer case (A), back, interior; Date letter "L" stamped in a vertical rectangle with canted upper corners and rounded bottom
5. Mark; Outer case (A), front, interior, rim; Illegible mark
6. Mark; Inner case (B), back, interior; Lion passant stamped in a rectangle with canted upper corners and double ogee-curved base
7. Mark; Inner case (B), back, interior; Leopard's head crowned stamped in an egg-shaped cartouche with canted upper corners
8. Mark; Inner case (B), back, interior; "TC/RC" stamped in a square(?)
9. Mark; Inner case (B), back, interior; Date letter "L" stamped in a vertical rectangle with canted upper corners and rounded bottom
10. Mark; Inner case (B), back, interior; "14947" stamped incuse
11. Signature; Movement, backplate; "Steph\n Reed" engraved in script
12. Inscription; Movement, backplate; "NEW-YORK" engraved in roman letters
13. Inscription; Movement, backplate; "14947" engraved

Materials

Silver; Brass; Gold; Steel; Paper

Dimensions (inches)

2.25 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

5.72 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Diam of inner case: 1 7/8". Diam of movement: 1 3/4". Diam of paper: 1 3/4", OL of key: 1 5/16".

Object Description

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