Memento Mori Lidded Jar
UK delivery £4.40 - Free delivery on orders over £60!
Disembodied skulls of gold float gently across the cosmos in this striking contemporary design.
Popular in the seventeenth century, skulls and other motifs such as the hourglass and extinguished candles have been used in painting and sculpture as Memento Mori.
Its purpose is to remind us of our mortality and how life is fleeting and transient, not to scare us but to be grateful and to seize each day.
Real gold skulls and salvaged late 60s Stardust pattern are combined in balanced but random ways, so no two pieces are the same.
The Artist: Chris Chalkley
Founder of PRSC, Chris studied Economics and Philosophy at Bristol University, drove buses, sold puppets and worked variously as a market trader, wholesaler, retailer and importer of china and glassware for over thirty years. Having worked as a wholesaler and retailer, Chris is well versed in traditional styles of ware. He tends to ignore all the rules and his pieces are known for their rough immediacy and challenging technique.
Material: Fine Bone China
Type: Lidded Pot
Model: Lidded Jar
Dimensions: H 16cm, D 10cm
Delivery and Returns
FREE UK delivery on all orders over £60, or FREE Click & Collect from our Stokes Croft shop.
Standard UK delivery is £4.40. Click here for international delivery costs »
We decorate all our chinaware by hand and fire it here on site, so orders may take up to two weeks to arrive. If you're in a hurry please call us on 0117 944 4540 to check availability.
Our goal is to ensure complete customer satisfaction. We are happy to replace your item if faulty or damaged. For more information please see our returns page.