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Silvered Bronze Sculpture Skull, Sicily, 18th Century
Silvered Bronze Sculpture Skull, Sicily, 18th Century - Curiosities Style Louis XV Silvered Bronze Sculpture Skull, Sicily, 18th Century -
Ref : 71758
4 800 €
Period :
18th century
Dimensions :
L. 0 inch X l. 5.91 inch X H. 6.3 inch X P. 9.84 inch
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Silvered Bronze Sculpture Skull, Sicily, 18th Century

A sculpture representing a human skull in silver plated bronze, Sicily, 18th century called also Vanity.
Vanity: allegorical representation of death, passage of time, emptiness of passions and human activities.
Very old theme, spreading in Europe from the 17th century.
The skull, one of the major elements of vanities, symbolizes the triumph of death.

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