Inscription: (Engraved on bottom): 84=4 (weight in troy ounces and pennyweights)
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Lion passant guardant (English quality mark for sterling);  S in shield (London date letter for 1675–76);  IH, above a fleur-de-lis between two pellets in shaped shield (maker's mark).
Location of marks: , ,  on outside of lid;  stamped twice , ,  on outside of neck  on bottom
Earls of Coventry (until 1935; sale, Sotheby's, December 5, 1935, no. 29) ; William Randolph Hearst , St. Donat's Castle, Wales (until 1938; sale, Christie's, December 14, 1938, no. 73); [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , London, until February 7, 1961; sold to Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1961–68; 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