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Nymphenburg Memento Mori Skull

This life size glazed ivory skull from Nymphenburg Porcelain (established 1747) is adorned with butterflies.

‘Inspired by the unique magnificence of nature, butterflies adorn the most complex flower decoration in the world still used on porcelain today – Cumberland, the first service of the prince-elect’s court from the Nymphenburg porcelain makers’

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This entry was posted on October 5, 2011 by in Art, Craft and tagged , , , .
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