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Memento mori or vanitas in gilt bronze, Southern Netherlands 17th C
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Ref : 64210
1 750 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Southern Netherlands
Medium :
Bronze
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Kim J. Nazzi

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Memento mori or vanitas in gilt bronze, Southern Netherlands 17th C

"memento mori" or "vanitas" in the form of a human skull, cast in bronze by the use of the lost-wax technique, retaining its original fire or mercury gilding. The sutures of the skull are engraved by hand.

Southern Netherlands. 1st half of the 17th century.

Dimensions: length 4,5cm ; width 3,5cm ; height 3,5cm

Note : this is without doubt one of the most beautiful examples of this type that we have seen on the art market

Kim J. Nazzi

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