Marking:  a (London date letter for 1658–59);  Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  HW, mullet below (maker's mark, unidentified).
Location of marks: On flat of cover and on side of tankard near lip to the left of the handle
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until February 2, 1973; sold to Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (in 1973; bequeathed 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