A rare terra-cotta "bozzetto" - a small rough clay study for a larger sculpture - of a "Memento Mori" in the form of a human skull. The skull is beautifully modeled with a fierce expression, the top of the skull engraved with the typical cranial sutures.
Italy. 17th century.
Dimensions: H 4,5cm ; L 5cm ; W 4cm
3 200 €