Vintage Skull Watch from 18th Century

Grandiose Totenkopf-Taschenuhr aus dem 18. Jahrhundert, bei sowas läuft mir das Wasser im Mund zusammen.

Watches and clocks with the memento mori motifs were not uncommon, dating from the mid 17th Century to the 1930s. This early Verge silver skull pivots at the top of the cranium, whereas others pivot from the jaw. There are others created that fold open at the top of the head with enamel and diamonds, but pieces like these are extremely rare and command a high price.

Thomas White Memento Mori Watch, c.1780 (via Boing Boing)