17th Century Italian Memento Mori marble tomb sculpture on a grand scale .
This large scale fragment stands 51 cm high by 47cm. Carved in high relief depicting a large
skull, the head resting on a long lateral bone with a group of other bones surrounding the skull
very graphic and life like with strong carving to detail and depth.This marble sculpture piece
was most probably part of an interior facade tomb cover from a monastery or church.
Marble Memento Mori
Italy 1600. 17th Century
height of skull 18cm
Weight 60kg +
50.8 cms High (20 inches)
47.0 cms Wide (18.5 inches)
12.7 cms Deep (5 inches)