American Momento Mori

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A Temperance movement glass enclosed painted pine shadow box with canted front containing a human skull wreathed in waxed paper flowers.



Epitaph rendered on a ribbon above: "Folly often punishes itself".
Details
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
Temperance movement second half of 19th century
Period
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Glass enclosed painted pine shadow box
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
19 in. H
48 cm H
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U100104881816
Address
Joshua Lowenfels Works of Art
37 W 72nd Street
New York NY 10023
US
(646) 846-1938
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