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Sculpture of a post-mortem plaster bust of a child

Sculpture of a post-mortem plaster bust of a child

Rare portrait sculpture of a young child in plaster, probably made by post-mortem casting in the late 19th century. Also known as a death mask. 

this striking and haunting sculpture is a true marvel of its time, capturing the delicate features of a deceased child in astonishing detail. 

 This rare and exquisite piece is a testament to the art and fascination with death that prevailed in the 19th century, making it an exceptional addition to any cabinet of curiosities. 


Good overall condition, in its original condition with traces of age and wear. The wooden base has been treated against woodworm.

It is important to observe the photos carefully.


This is an antique object that could complete a cabinet of curiosities or stylize your interior decoration.


International shipping. Delivery by colissimo with careful packaging and reinforced protection of the item.


DIMENSIONS : H22cm / Base dimensions 20x11cm

DATE : 19th century

ORIGIN : Europe

WEIGHT : 1.4 kg


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