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Collection Jewellery, Decorative art
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID JEW0245.1
Description Watch chain consisting of three rows of base metal belcher chain with silver end plates and a rectangular silver plate with applied base metal decoration depicting a horse and rider. Stamped with a lion passant cameo mark for silver goods from the Netherlands made between 1814 and 1953. Chain fitted with a base metal hinged swivel catch, silver split ring and a base metal cast watch key with oval silver fob, with engraved monogram 'h n'. End plates, split ring and fob stamped with various foreign cameo marks including a scroll letter 'M'.
Date made 1787-88

Artist/Maker Smith, James
Place made Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Malcolm Stewart Collection
Materials metal
Measurements Overall: 225 mm
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