Marking:  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Roman B in pointed shield (London date letter for 1717–18);  Fr mullet (rose) below in pointed shield (maker's mark for James Fraillon).
Location of marks: – on underside, within foot ring; ,  on insetting flange of cover
[ S. J. Shrubsole , New York, until February 8, 1967; to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (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