Early 20th Century Miniature Human Skull Charm in 14k Gold

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Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A rare and wonderful, miniature, early-20th-century charm, modeled in 14k gold, that takes the form of an especially handsome human skull! This antique skull charm is a partly hollow cast, with deep eye cavities, prominent cheek bones, a sharp jawbone, and two full rows of teeth. Patches of black patina give this gruesome old gent extra dimensionality and authenticity. He is a beautiful, weathered specimen!
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A rare and wonderful, miniature, early-20th-century charm, modeled in 14k gold, that takes the form of an especially handsome human skull! This antique skull charm is a partly hollow cast, with deep eye cavities, prominent cheek bones, a sharp jawbone, and two full rows of teeth. Patches of black patina give this gruesome old gent extra dimensionality and authenticity. He is a beautiful, weathered specimen!

A rare and wonderful, miniature, early-20th-century charm, modeled in 14k gold, that takes the form of an especially handsome human skull! This antique skull charm is a partly hollow cast, with deep eye cavities, prominent cheek bones, a sharp jawbone, and two full rows of teeth. Patches of black patina give this gruesome old gent extra dimensionality and authenticity. He is a beautiful, weathered specimen! Marked 585 for purity.

Materials

14k gold

Age

c. 1900 - 1920

Dimensions

Total drop (including bail) measures approx 20.9 mm (about 4/5"); skull measures approx 14.5 x 8.6 mm; weight is approx 1.3 grams.

Notes

This charm shows signs of its age, as pictured.

Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A rare and wonderful, miniature, early-20th-century charm, modeled in 14k gold, that takes the form of an especially handsome human skull! This antique skull charm is a partly hollow cast, with deep eye cavities, prominent cheek bones, a sharp jawbone, and two full rows of teeth. Patches of black patina give this gruesome old gent extra dimensionality and authenticity. He is a beautiful, weathered specimen!
Poor Mouchette | Curated Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry & Engagement Rings | Portland, Oregon | A rare and wonderful, miniature, early-20th-century charm, modeled in 14k gold, that takes the form of an especially handsome human skull! This antique skull charm is a partly hollow cast, with deep eye cavities, prominent cheek bones, a sharp jawbone, and two full rows of teeth. Patches of black patina give this gruesome old gent extra dimensionality and authenticity. He is a beautiful, weathered specimen!