"Come with us speeding through the night~ As fast as any bird in flight~ Silhouettes against the Mother Moon~ We will be there soon"
Wednesday morning vanitas. (Taken with Instagram)
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Carved from wood, this figure shows a male corpse inside a coffin. The body is in advanced decay and worms are spilling from the stomach. The coffin is a memento mori. This is an object that reminds the viewer of the shortness of human life and the inevitability of death.