Memento Mori.    Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

Memento Mori. Carved ivory rosary, early 16th century. Currently in the Metropolitan museum of art, New York.

pin 81
heart 12
This is the Skull Appreciation Society - Welcome to a World of SkullsWELCOME TO A WORLD OF SKULLS | A blog dedicated to bringing you skulls in art, design and sculpture.

This is the Skull Appreciation Society - Welcome to a World of SkullsWELCOME TO A WORLD OF SKULLS | A blog dedicated to bringing you skulls in art, design and sculpture.

pin 10
heart 5
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

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

pin 173
heart 33
speech 1
17th C Memento Mori Skull Pocket Watch ... certainly way beyond his times!

17th C Memento Mori Skull Pocket Watch ... certainly way beyond his times!

pin 108
heart 10
An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.

An English pendant, c.1540-50, in the form of a skeleton within a coffin, a symbol of death and a memento mori.

pin 102
heart 10
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search