Inscription: Engraved on underside of drawer:  BM DC;  55=6 (weight)
Marking:  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  B (London date letter for 1697–98);  GA, fleur-de-lis above, crowned (maker's mark for Daniel Garnier).
Location of marks: – on frame under left and right inkwells, two and two; on inside of drawer
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; sold on January 24, 1967 to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1967–68; 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