Stunning Memento Mori pocket watch chain.

 

Pocket watch Albert chain. Rolled gold chain with makers mark of T+H on the T bar and dog clip, features (either rolled gold or gold plated) skulls, bones and a hand. A good example of the Victorian love of Memento Mori but the exact age is unknown.

 

The skull at one end of the double chain can be opened to reveal a compartment, possibly for snuff, pills or similar. It is 4cm long front to back and 2.5 cm wide. features a pin to keep closed with a safety chain attached.

 

The actual chain length from skull attachment to end of clip is 47 cm. The chain is a curb type and 5mm wide.

 

The skeletal hand acts as a fob.

 

No signs of wear.

 

Great as a wedding, birthday, Christmas, retirement, graduation or fathers day gift. 

 

* The pocket watch shown is not included in the sale, it is for size comparison, it is a gents size 16 pocket watch *

 

Supplied in a velvet jewellers bag.

Antique Memento Mori Rolled gold/gold plated Albert chain

£275.00 Regular Price
£233.75Sale Price

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