Possibly by Peter Bateman (active 1790–1815, died 1825)
Possibly by Ann Bateman (active 1791–1805, died before 1813)
1802–3 or 1824–25
British, London or Chester
Length: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved at end of handle: [onogram] M H.
Marking:  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  King's head to right (duty mark);  Roman capital F in chamfered square (date letter for Chester 1802–03 or 1824–25;  P B (?), A B(?) below, in square (possibly maker's mark for Peter and Ann Bateman).
Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800)Date: 1766Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewelsAccession: 1982.60.137On view in:Gallery 540