Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Lion passant regardant (English quality mark for sterling);  b in pointed shield (date letter for 1619–20);  F over M, two pellets between, in shaped shield (unidentified maker's mark).
Location of marks: – on upper edge of bowl  on underside of foot
Note: Lion passant has ragged ruff and forepaws, as e.g. in 1604, see Pickford p. 51, cycle VII.
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until June 24, 1959; to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1959–68; 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