Samuele Jesi 1853 Bronze Death Medal


Samuele Jesi 1853 bronze death medal in excellent condition.

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Samuele Jesi 1853 Bronze Death Medal in perfect condition.

The Samuele Jesi 1853 Bronze Death Medal is a poignant work of art created by the Italian sculptor Samuele Jesi. Crafted in 1853, it portrays death as a serene figure, conveying a sense of acceptance and inevitability. The reverse side depicts a departing soul, showcasing Jesi’s exceptional skill in capturing human form. Inscribed with the Latin phrase “Mors Janua Vitae” meaning “Death, the Gateway to Life,” the medal symbolizes the cyclical nature of existence. This piece encourages contemplation on the transience of life and the acceptance of mortality. Recognized for its artistic and philosophical depth, the medal holds value for collectors and art enthusiasts, serving as a testament to Jesi’s mastery and its enduring resonance with viewers.

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Mersey Repurposing operates from New Brighton near Liverpool. We ship all orders from this address.

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Due to the nature of our store, a great deal of research has gone into every item as we do not want to damage or change pieces that have historical significance in their current state. Therefore if any of our pieces are listed incorrectly, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Because we are a small, family-run business, at the moment our projects are relatively small scale and we cannot cater to extremely large custom orders. However, we pride ourselves on our finished products’ quality therefore will not sell objects in any other condition than advertised.

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