Antique Memento Mori Skeleton Grim Reaper Verge Fusee Oignon pocket watch c1720. MUSEUM antique 300 years old 18k gold plated silver(vermeil) Skull Memento Mori Occultist's Verge Fusee pocket watch c1720's by the famous watch master Abraham Pasteur. Amazing solid silver vermeil oignon fancy case, decorated with Grim Reaper skeleton and engraved Latin Mottos"Memento Mori", "Tempus Fugit" and "Carpe diem". Fine enamel dial with original hands and original high domed crystal.
Is a link to the tradition of the memento mori - an object designed to remind us that life is brief and that we should seize the moment while we are here. The watch gild silver case is made in form of a gsmiling Skull, which was extremely popular during Georgian and Victorian era. Decorated with many Memento Mori symbols, as sand clock, skull shape flowers, small skulls, vulture birds, skeleton etc..
The watch fire gild movement is amazing, all hand made and hand finished, highly ornamented and pierced balance cock. The watch comes with the original key. (do not expect a quartz accuracy from 300 years old watch). Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's.
The item "Antique Memento Mori Skeleton Grim Reaper Verge Fusee Oignon pocket watch c1720" is in sale since Monday, November 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.