Movement: silver, brass and steel, engraved ‘Champenois A Paris’. Dial: white enamel on gold plate with blued steel sword-shaped hour hand. Case: silver shaped as a skull, lower jaw opening to reveal dial. Case: Height 4.2cm, width 2.8cm, depth 3.3cm, circa 1670. French.
Verge skull-shaped watch
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