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  • Pendant of a Rosary with Memento Mori, 16th century
    Mexican or Flemish
    Silver gilt, rock crystal; H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.323)

    The skull and crossbones beneath the imperial crown are a reminder that death awaits even the most powerful.

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  • Pendant of a Rosary with Memento Mori, 16th century
    Mexican or Flemish
    Silver gilt, rock crystal; H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.323)

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