Reliquary Relics 9 Saints: Innocent I / Virgin Mary / Francis of Assisi / Rose

Reliquary Relics 9 Saints: Innocent I / Virgin Mary / Francis of Assisi / Rose

Description: 

The XVIII Century oval wall hanging reliquary is framed in brass and contains sacred relics of 9 different saints:
 

  • Saint Fortunati Martyr

  • Saint Vincent Martyr

  • Saint Pachomius?

  • Saint John Joseph of the Cross

  • Saint Donatus

  • Pope Innocent I

  • Blessed Virgin Mary (B M V)

  • Saint Francis of Assisi

  • Saint Rose of Viterbo

 

The relics are shielded with a domed glass cover and place in a church or temple façade decoration with a triangular roof and Corinthian pillars, all adorned with delicate paperolles folding and rolling ornaments simulating filigree work.

The center of the reliquary holds a hand painted porcelain circular disk depicting St. Francis of Assisi, in his customary brown robe, a saint’s halo over his head, at his moment of apotheosis and before receiving the Stigmata.

On the back of the pendant is an intact wax seal with imprinted crest and threads running through it assuring the seal was not broken.

St Francis of Assisi (1182 – 1226) was an Italian catholic Friar He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of St. Clare, the Third Order of St. Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land. Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in Christianity. Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228, Francis is a prevalent subject in art and almost always shown in brown robes and rope tied around his waist.

 

Measurements

12 cms x 10 cmx


Condition
Excellent overall condition. no damage or missing parts. 

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    $845.00Price