Lot 291
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'THE ROUCHOMOVSKY SKELETON':  A RUSSIAN GOLD ARTICULATED SKELETON IN SILVER-GILT SARCOPHAGUS

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
365,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

the fully articulated human skeleton in a velvet-lined coffin chased around on each side with three panels showing the course of life, one end with attributes of the arts, the other with attributes of war,  the removable cover with the journey in the footsteps of the Angel of Death, surrounded by the faces of infants alternately laughing and crying.
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