Inscription: Engraved on cover:  Crest of the Prince of Wales;  1717, The Gift of the HRH the Prince of Wales
Engraved on body: gridiron, Beef Steak Club, BEEF AND LIBERTY, PALMAN QUI MERUIT FERAT. [trans.: Let him who deserves it carry the palm]
Scratched on bottom: 13-12
Marking:  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  Gothic v (London date letter for 1715–16);  WI, in shaped rectangle (maker's mark for John Wisdom).
Location of marks: On body near lip to right of handle.
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1925; bequeathed to MMA)
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