MASSIVE SILVER VANITAS ROSARY BEAD
A Wendekopf of Christ as the Man of Sorrows and a Death’s Head.
Austria, 16th to early 17th Century
Intact, 53mm (2 1/8"); 110.25gm
Ex: Viennese private collection, early 20th Century.
BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020)
Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII (London, 2019) p.52
Smithsonian American Art Museum obj. no. 19220.127.116.11