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An important Memento Mori candle holder.

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An important and rare Memento Mori candleholder. The round base with moved profile is carved out of fruitwood and clear color, as well as the foot, that rise with a vase shaped element , black, than a ring, clear color, and the final black twisted element. Overall the magnificent sculpture of a skull wearing a wide led crown, with the rim decorated with stylized lily and leaves. In the center of the crown rise the thick and tall point, to place the wide candle. The crown underline the precariousness of the man’s power. The entire surface of the wooden part of the piece is finished with refined chalk and colors.

An important and rare Memento Mori candleholder. The round base with moved profile is carved out of fruitwood and clear color, as well as the foot, that rise with a vase shaped element , black, than a ring, clear color, and the final black twisted element. Overall the magnificent sculpture of a skull wearing a wide led crown, with the rim decorated with stylized lily and leaves. In the center of the crown rise the thick and tall point, to place the wide candle. The crown underline the precariousness of the man’s power. The entire surface of the wooden part of the piece is finished with refined chalk and colors.

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An important Memento Mori candle holder.

PRICE: Sold
COUNTRY: Italy
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1680 ca
MATERIALS: Wood, metal, chalk.
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 18 in. (46 cm)
DIAMETER: 6 in. (15 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Milano, Italy
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: U111106917121

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