Rare antique French Memento Mori Masonic/Doctor's Skull Verge Fusee desk watch. The watch case is in form of a silvered skull mounted on a 3 crossed bones. The watch has a high grade verge fusee movement-fire gild full plate with hand pierced and engraved 2 footed balance cock and silver regulator.It comes with a matching key. The watch comes with CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. 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.
Since the beginning of time, the skull is been used as a symbol of mortality, victory, the ultimate Memento Mori. The skull represented the contemplation of eternity.
In Elizabethan England, it was an emblem of bawds, rakes and sexual adventure. Its a symbol men, in particular, have always loved to paint, carve, cast, and wear. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS! IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described.
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This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Other Watches". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.