Marking:  RW, pellet below, in a shaped shield;  Leopard's head crowned (London assay affice mark);  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  N in pointed shield (date letter for 1590-91).
Location of marks: - on foot rim, on upper collar of cup, on cover near pedestal for finial
F.J. C. Holdsworth ; George A. Lockett (until 1960; sale, Old English Silver of the Tudor, Stuart Periods, Sotheby's, London, March 24, 1960, no. 46; sold to S.J. Phillips); [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. (in 1960; to Irwin Untermyer, July 18, 1960) ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1960–68; 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