Memento Mori Bead, by Unknown (1825, c.)

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Title

Memento Mori Bead, by Unknown (1825, c.)

Description

"This is an ivory memento mori, depicting a male head, a female head, and a skull conjoined. First this bead appears to have be made in the first half of the 16th century, but is made in the 19th century in France, probably Paris." (Description from the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London, UK,
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O106332/memento-mori-bead-unknown/, Archived in:
https://web.archive.org/web/20200715001555/http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O106332/memento-mori-bead-unknown/)

Creator

Unknown

Date

1825, c.

Format

Carved elephant ivory.
Dimensions: 5.5 cm

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