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.
£275.00 Regular Price