For all Fans and Collectors of Extremely rare clock & watches! We are pleased to present One excellent representative from my personal collection of Extremely rare silver gold plated fusee pocket watch, in excellent condition. Antique Extremely Rare pocket watch. Antique Victorian big size Prior watch. Memento Mori with skull Fusee Pocket Silver Watch.
Case Silver with gold plated. The movement and case have been fully serviced, cleaned and recoated by a professional watchmaker. The watch is in excellent condition after 160 years. On the front side it is decorated with 3 snakes and on the back side with skulls and snakes with an inscription in Latin.This is symbolic that we are all mortal regardless of how great or famous we are in our earthly path. The year is abouth 1840.
The watch mechanical fusee pocket watch. Memento Mori, in art and spirituality, a symbolic trope or meditative practice that serves as a reminder of mortality and the transitory nature of earthly pleasures.Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning remember you must die. " The notion of "remembering death appears throughout European history, and other cultures have traditions that approach the same concept in unique ways. The concept of "remembering death" is expressed throughout ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. The Stoics taught the virtue of keeping death at the forefront of one's thoughts as a reminder that nothing is permanent. In his letters Seneca advocated living every day "as a complete life" and advised, Let us compose our thoughts as if we've reached the end.
Let's settle our accounts with life every day. According to the Stoics, by meditating on death's inevitability, one can live more fully in the present moment. In Christianity, the practice of memento mori appears often in scripture, art, architecture, and in various rites. The concepts of morality, divine judgment, and penitence, reflected in biblical passages such as, "In all you do, remember the end of your life, and then you will never sin" (Sirach 7:36).
Among Catholics, Lent, a 40-day period of penitence and fasting that precedes the festival of Easter, begins with Ash Wednesday, in which a priest sprinkles ashes on the foreheads of congregants as a reminder of their mortality. Extremely rare pocket watch from the Victorian period with Memento Mori symbolic. From the back in working condition.Extremely rare to find, suitable for both a gift and your showcase. This is a great investment idea! You have an extremely rare ball fusee pocket watch. The watch is made of solid silver. There is no marking for silver but it has been tested with a reagent and by spectral analysis. Extremely rare skeleton roman numerals Dial. Movement: Mechanical Fusee Movement with Key. Works perfectly, winding with including key. You will receive: Fusee Pocket watch in working condition.
The watch comes with adjust and winding key! For any questions: Please ask me. This is one unique Victorian item and timepiece! This is really a very rare antique piece for your collection!
You have an extremely rare watch, you have a solid gold chain. Special Note regarding the description: Please note that this is used Antique clock!This antique clock works well and is made with a very beautiful and rare movement, Antique watches did not have much accuracy, please keep in mind. Yet you can count on the right time! Please look closely at the pictures for better understanding, we use high resolution camera which is even better to see and explain the small things even on a smaller object like movement and detailed. You will only receive what you see in pictures. All the sizes taken are with the best of our ability and are approximate. Please keep in mind that any small minor differences are possible. This is one very rare collectible timepieces, in very good condition. In very good working condition, keeping good perfectly time Very Rare & Antique item for your collection!
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