Inscription: Engraved:  The gift of John Harris with a fellowe to this Bole, elected Master of the Company of taylers July 1; 1639 to the Maior Bailiffes and Comunaltie of the Cittie of Oxon. for the Use of the Master and Wardens of the Company of Taylers;  IP (script) (19th or late 18th century)
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  b (London date letter for 1639–40);  lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  I I, pellet between (maker's mark).
Location of marks: – on body near lip, above arms of Tailors' Company;  on underside of foot
Mrs. Edward S. Harkness , New York (until 1927; 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