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Ref CH8 Skulduggery
A rare silver and enamel optical illusional skull pendant, circa 1890.
The optical illusion is of two children holding a dog and a skull, a Victorian example of an ambiguous image which exploits graphic similarities. The pendant measures 3/4 of an inch by one inch. Macabre and fascinating.
The same motif on a Victorian postcard
Ring with similar motif - sold in Skinners in December 2018
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