Rosary Terminal Bead with Lovers and Death’s Head Made in, North France or South Netherlands Date: ca. The Metropolitan Museum
Verge Fusee Skull Clock made of bronze for the Imperial Russian market circa Century. There is a special spring mechanism; when the jawbone is pressed down it opens the case and the hidden watch appears.
MUSEUM Georgian Verge Fusee Doctors Skull "Memento Mori" Pedestal Clock c1770
Museum Georgian Verge Fusee Doctors Skull "Memento Mori" Pedestal Clock C1770 | eBay
Antique Memento Mori Vanitas 19th Century Carved Skull & Crossbones in Beveled Glass and Ormolu Coffin Box Cabinet of Curiosites
Antique Memento Mori Vanitas Century Carved Skull & Crossbones in Beveled Glass and Ormolu Coffin Box Cabinet of Curiosites
Memento Mori carved on a rosary (early century) ivory; Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
MUSEUM Silver&Enamel Verge Fusee pair case Skull Memento Mori pocket watch c1730
The watch isis 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. It has a very amazing colored enamel dial,gild hands.
MEMENTO MORI DEATH WATCH - 1810 SKULL POCKET WATCH: All clocks and watches are basically timing our ultimate demise when you think about it. And some watchmaker in 1810 really took that literally with this ‘momento mori’ watch.