ONE OF A KIND Antique French Verge Fusee CALENDAR Memento Mori Skull desk clock. The clock is in the form of a crowned skeleton representing the Grim Reaper riding a human skull.This is an alegoric meaning that the Death holds the human live on a leash. The base is mounted on 3 bones. The skull head which holds the movement is 18k gold plated bronze. The Grim Reaper skeleton is made of solid Sterling Silver. His crown is decorated with enamel.
His head is on screw, so it can be removed and it can be wear on a chain like a pocket watch fob or pendant. Fine enamel dial with calendar, original hands. High grade verge fusee movement, fire gild , hand pierced balance cock.Nothing has been ever changed or replaced in this clock! PERFECT WORKING ORDER(do not expect a quartz accuracy from 200 years old verge fusee movement) The watch comes with a matching key. 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. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS!
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All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "ONE OF A KIND Antique French Verge Fusee CALENDAR Memento Mori Skull desk clock" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Clocks".The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.