Skeleton in coffin pendant

Made:
1701-1900 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Gold pendant, in the form of a coffin which opens up to reveal a skeleton. Made in Europe, probably as a momento mori

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
A641823
Materials:
gold, silver and steel
type:
pendant
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery