- Museum number
EBONITE HALF-HUNTER CASED CYLINDER WATCH WITH CHATELAINE AND KEY.
Cylinder escapement, train wheels etc. running in separate bars mounted on a front plate.
White enamel dial with Arabic numerals.
Brass hands, not original.
Black ebonite case; applied silver monogram on back; bezel with Roman numerals on twelve applied white enamel roundels. Silver lining to case.
Attached by silver chain to leather strap/chatelaine with silver studs and silver and ebonite belt hook; also on silver chain is ebonite and silver key.
- Production date
Diameter: 41.30 millimetres (case)
Length: 255 millimetres (total)
- Curator's comments
- See also C. Gere & J. Rudoe, 'Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World', London, British Museum, 2010, fig. 161, p.208
- Not on display
Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number