Sculpture with skull and quartz tip

  • €3,000.00
  • Origin: Germany
  • Product Code: SBL-17
  • Mineral: Rocca Crystal
  • Holder: Wood | Brass
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 30.50cm × 12cm × 12cm
  • Weight: 940g

Description

A beautiful sculpture depicting a realistic skull carved in wood, without the lower jaw, placed on a wooden base with brass details.
On top of the skull was mounted a point of first choice Quartz, also set in a brass holder.
Object that recalls the "Memento Mori", a tradition dating back to ancient Rome, when triumphant generals paraded victorious in the city; it was customary for them to be accompanied by a man who whispered from behind him "Respice post te. Hominem te memento", in order to prevent him from being overwhelmed by pride.

Skull size: 105 x 95 x 75mm
Quartz dimensions: 85 x 35 mm

Tags: skull, quartz, wood, brass, germany