Rosary Pendant: Death Mask and Skull Eaten by Worms and Lizards

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Object Type
Category
Sculptures
Date
late 15th-early 16th century
Medium
ivory
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.29273
Location
AGO, Gallery 108 Thomson European, Memento Mori Roomette

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 in.)
Outside: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
inscription carved in ivory , in head piece of "living" head.
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