A Japanese Lacquered and Carved Wood Model of a Skull

A Japanese Lacquered and Carved Wood Model of a Skull
‘A Memento Mori’
Circa 1800
Size: 9.5 cm high, 9 cm wide, 4.5 cm deep – 3¾ ins high, 3½ ins wide, 1¾ ins deep
Even the Samurai’s weapons are unfit to ward off the end that awaits everyone. He knows before death all are equal. Contentment can only be gained by a man who knows that death is inevitable and makes no exceptions what so ever.

A Japanese Lacquered and Carved Wood Model of a Skull

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