Relief, a "memento mori" in the form of a human skull & crossbones - Bronze - Late 17th century

Description
Relief, a "memento mori" in the form of a human skull & crossbones - Bronze - Late 17th century
France

A beautiful bronze relief depicting a "memento mori" in the form of a human skull & crossbones , partially covered by a hook, a serpent sliding over its forehead.

Bronze cast in the lost wax technique, with a beautiful patina

France. Louis XIV era. Late 17th century.

Dimensions: H (with stand) 8.5 cm ; H (relief) 7 cm ; W 7.5 cm

Lot details
Object
a "memento mori" in the form of a human skull & crossbones, Relief
Material
Bronze
Model/ Name
memento mori
Estimated Period
Late 17th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
8.5×7.5×0 cm
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