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Rosary landing bead of lovers and Death,  ca. 1500–1525. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.305)

Additional Images Rosary Terminal Bead with Lovers and Death's Head Date: ca. Geography: Made in North France or South Netherlands Culture: North French or South Netherlandish Medium: Ivory, with emerald pendant, silver-gilt

Rosary, ca. 1500–1525, German. Ivory, silver, and partially gilded mounts. Overall: 24 11/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (62.7 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm) Top Terminal: 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/2 in. (4.2 x 3.4 x 3.8 cm) 2nd bead: 2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (5.2 x 4.3 x 2.6 cm) 3rd bead: 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in. (5.6 x 4.7 x 1.7 cm) 4th bead: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 in. (5.8 x 4.9 x 2.6 cm) 5th bead: 2 9/16 x 2 x 1 1/16 in. (6.5 x 5.1 x 2.7 cm) 6th bead: 2 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in. (6.3 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm) 7th bead: 2 3/4 x…

Rosary Each of the memento mori beads at the ends shows a human face on one side (apparently that of a monk) that is stripped of its flesh on the other.

Rosary Terminal Bead with Lovers and Death’s Head. c. 1500-1525. Ivory, emerald pendant, silver-gilt mount. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Rosary Terminal Bead with Lovers and Deaths Head. Made in North France or South Netherlands; Ivory, with emerald pendant, silver-gilt mount.(The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

German Rosary (detail), ca 1500-1525, Ivory, silver, and partially gilded mounts.  Met Museum.

That is the ultimately message expressed by these tiny ivory beads from c. One part represents life, the other death - although the.

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century German rosary from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection is a fabulous bit of memento mori

Pendant and Rosary ~15th Century ~

Another double-faced carved Memento Mori figurine. No provenance given, possibly

Vik Muniz. Clown Skull (from the Relic Series, 1989)    http://www.vikmuniz.net/

This skull clown or clown skull is a sculpture by Vik Muniz and is part of the relic series. The clown skull is a work of skull art.

This remarkable new item is a detail-rich cast resin skull embellished with intricately carved detail. Cast from a real human skull carved with a tantric Asian lotus motif and finished with a realistic aged patina, this eye-catching piece will look great staring back from your mantelpiece or curio shelf.  This nifty new skull has been a consistently strong seller since we started carrying it!

This remarkable new item is a detail-rich cast resin skull embellished with…

Skull Ring, Attilio Codognato, Venice, Italy, very Alexander McQueen.

Founder Simeone Codognato’s fascination with the macabre was evident in his Skull Ring :¦: Photo courtesy Codognato

Ampulheta.

Bony Skeleton Hand Hour Glass--> Discworld Headcanon that somewhere in the lifetimers room at Death's house, there is an hourglass that looks like this.

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