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Splendid Antique Bronze Reliquary With The Relics Of 3 Franciscan Saints For Sale
SPLENDID ANTIQUE BRONZE RELIQUARY WITH THE RELICS OF 3 FRANCISCAN SAINTS
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This item is in accordance with rules regarding relics and is allowed since it contains no human remains but objects of religious devotion. Please contact me if you have any questions.
Beautiful antique and ornateFrench bronzereliquary 13 inches high by5 inches wide which contains the relics of3 Franciscansaints:St. Peter of Alcantara (1499-1562) Spanish Franciscan friar, confessor and reformer- St.Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) Portuguese born Franciscan priest, friar and Doctor of the Church- St. Francis of Paula (1416-1507) Italian mendicant friar of the Order of the Hermits of St.Francis of Assisi and founder of the Order of Minims.
Very ornate stand reliquary all made of heavy goldenbronze castmetal with a round shapedbase decorated with flowery patterns andcentralball stemwith designs. The top portion isin the shape of a cathedral front withflowery decorations, pillars and 2 winged angels holdingshields with the cross symbol.
Theround relic compartment is under glass and measures 2 inches in diameterwith apurplecloth interior and a flowery border trim. The relics( of rather large size ) are placed on goldcloth backings and held in place by red strings above each of the name labels in french which read "S.Pierre d'Alcantara - S.Antoine de Padoue - S.Francois de Paule ".
The brass back case covercan be removed to view the strings seals and red waxofficial ChurchSeal with Cardinal's hat and stem, all are intact.
ITEM CONDITION: A spendid antique reliquary over 100 years oldin very good condition withminor signs of wear and age, such as some stains andmarksin thebronze castmetal,the center top flowery bronzeornament is a little bent to one side and has a tiny crackas can be seen on close-up photo number 11, minor agestains in the interior of therelic case.
Total Weight: 820 grammes or about1,8 lbs.
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