William Priest (active 1749–73, died between 1802–11)
Height: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on front, in foliate script: [monogram] G E N
Engraved on base, in script: In token of Respect / from / Mrs. White / 1844
Marking:  lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  p (London date letter for 1750–51);  W S and W P in cross (maker's mark for William Shaw and William Priest).
Location of marks: All marks stamped on body at right of handle, below lip and inside cover.
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