Vest case meticulously modelled on a skull

Henry William Dee

Oxidised silver 4 x 3.5 x 5 cm (1.6 x 1.4 x 2 in.) London - 1873

It opens to reveal a gilded compartment with a tubular pipe which joins the two eye sockets, a pivoted wheel to the back. Stamped ‘H.W.D’ for Henry William Dee, The interior engraved with the retailer’s name and address 'Henry Wilson, 60 Pall Mall'



"Jewelry, Works of art by Carl Fabergé, Antique Silver, Objets de Vertu"

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