Fine Decorative Arts, Antiques & Jewelry

March 19, 2011

Lot 113 - STERLING SILVER SKULL POCKET WATCH MUSIC BOX

Very interesting sterling silver skull pocket watch. Has chain with crossbones. Crossbones have hinged covers to hold the keys to the movement. On the forehead of the skull is the Latin phrase "MEMENTO MORI". Etched design to interior. Face is matte silver with black enamel Roman Numerals. Skull measures 1 5/8" height (4.1cm). Length with chain is 13" length (33cm).

Pre-Sale estimate $15000-$20000.