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Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century
Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century - Sculpture Style Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century - Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century -
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Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Italy
Medium :
Carrara marble
Dimensions :
H. 8.27 inch
Sculpture  - Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century 17th century - Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century  - Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century
Kim J. Nazzi

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Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass, Italy17th century

A fine Carrara marble sculpture of an hourglass with columns with double balusters joined together by leafs . This sculpture is part of the "memento mori" philosophy whereby "Tempus fugit" (or "time flies") is typically employed as an admonition against sloth and procrastination. Initially, this hourglass was part of a larger architectural surrounding such as a chapel, altar or funerary monument.

Italy. 17th century.

Dimensions: H 21cm ; Top/bottom 11,5cm x 11,5cm

Kim J. Nazzi

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Marble Sculpture