Sculpture - red "Egyptian" porphyry - 18th century

Description
Sculpture - red "Egyptian" porphyry - 18th century
Italy

A very rare 18th century Memento Mori in the form a human skull, carved from desirable red "Egyptian" porphyry.

Italy. 18th century.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
red "Egyptian" porphyry
Model/ Name
Memento Mori in the form of a human skull
Estimated Period
18th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
13.5×13×19.5 cm
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