Breccia di Skiros Skull

  • This captivating skull is carved from Breccia di Skiros marble
  • Highly detailed and expertly crafted, this is a true memento mori work of art
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Item No. 31-1487

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This fascinating carving of a human skull is formed from a specimen of Breccia di Skiros, a dynamic, multicolored marble quarried in Italy. This exceptionally detailed example of lapidary work is magnificently crafted, from the well-formed teeth to the fissures in the cranium. A true memento mori, or a reminder that death comes to all living things, this skull is a captivating objet d'art.

Circa 1880

5 1/2" wide x 8" deep x 6 1/4" high
Breccia di Skiros Skull
Period: 19th Century
Origin: Italy
Type: Figurines/Statuettes
Depth: 8.0 Inches
Width: 5.5 Inches
Height: 6.25 Inches

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