Inscription: Pricked on underside of body: E P / E B, an asterisk above and below
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  ET, crescent below (unidentified maker's mark found from 1653/54–62/63);  Gothic Q in pointed shield (London date letter for 1653–54).
Location of marks: – on outside of body, near lip  on inner face of foot
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , June 26, 1963; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1963–68; 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