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Two Italian polychromed wood and gilt-wood skulls and a memento mori, 17th / 18th century
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
178
Two Italian polychromed wood and gilt-wood skulls and a memento mori, 17th / 18th century
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two Italian polychromed wood and gilt-wood skulls and a memento mori, 17th / 18th century
the memento mori resting on two crossbones inscribed QUEL CHE TU SEI IO ERA QUEL CHE IO SONO TU SARAI [what you are I will be, what I am you will be]
bois
H. (skull) 18 cm & 17 cm, 7 in. & 6 2/3  in. ; (memento mori) 12 cm, 4 2/3  in.
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Literature

A. Tapié, Vanité - Mort que me veux-tu?, exh. cat. Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, 2010, p. 85 (the memento mori)

Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

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Paris