cinerary urn


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cinerary urn

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The forms of the pottery--the sarcophagus, the cinerary urn, the figural, monumental and crouch jars--represent different symbolic responses to this transition, whether the radical reduction of the body to ashes by cremation or its gradual corruption to bone and dust.
The item was identified as being a Roman marble cinerary urn dating to about the first century only after auctioneers from Christie's were invited to value a host of collectable items at the house.
Spanning a variety of scales, styles, media, and cultures from the primitive through twentieth-century collections, the historical objects included a cinerary urn, a bronze portrait head of a lady, and an eleven-headed wooden statue; they were arranged to echo the stance, textures, and form of Pondick's own pieces.