18th Century Memento Mori
A great 18th Century Memento Mori for John Bradby Blake, original gilt frame, Bentley & Wedgwood possibly by John Flaxman Jnr.
John Bradby Blake was an English botanist working in China as a resident super cargo for the British East India Co. He sent seeds of local plants to Britain & America for propogation.
7.5 cm x 6.5 cm