Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.
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An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.
Vanitas Still Life by Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674) More
17th C Memento Mori Skull Pocket Watch ... certainly way beyond his times!
Italian, late 19th century, A Vanitas I like this because its very straight forward, and to the point. You know exactly whats its trying to portray right away. MT
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Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori Date: dated 1631 Culture: German Dimensions: Height 29.61 mm; exterior diam. 23.7 mm; bezel 14.25 x 12.18 mm.; Weight 13.75 grams