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