Antique 19th C. Carved Mahogany Momento Mori Casket

 

Beautifully carved with a sleeping nude, probably meant as a casket to contain momento mori. This casket has an antique carved boxwood figure of Aphrodite inside, under a loose piece of glass. They are not original to the box. The figure is laid on paper, and has some damage, and is probably 18th C. The box measures approximately 20cm x 11cm x 11cm.

 

£395

Antique 19th C. Carved Mahogany Momento Mori Casket

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