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Reliquary monstrance with large relics of Saint Martyr Cyriacus, Bishop of Jerusalem

Reliquary monstrance with large relics of Saint Martyr Cyriacus, Bishop of Jerusalem

Opulent 17-th century reliquary in a form of a chest of gilt and painted wood with frontal openings and internal vitrine of glass housing very large and historically significant ex ossibus (bone) relics of Saint Cyriacus, Martyr & Bishop of Jerusalem. The relics are identified on a manuscript paper cedula label as S. Corpus S. Ciriaci Epi. et Martire (from the holy body of Saint Cyriac, Bishop and Martyr). The reliquary is recertified in the 19th century with red ribbon secured by seals of red Spanish wax with imprints of a coat of arms of Cardinal Lorenzo Litta  (†1820), the Vicar General of Rome (1818-1820).
  • ID# 27-RSMBR-23
  • Size 11 x 9 x 5 in (28 x 23 x 13 cm)
  • Age ca. 17th century, re-certified in 19th century
  • Origin Italy
  • Materials Gilt wood, glass
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Arm reliquary with important relics of Saint Onuphrius, Hermit & Great Desert Father, Patron of Judges & Lawyers

Arm reliquary with important relics of Saint Onuphrius, Hermit & Great Desert Father, Patron of Judges & Lawyers

18th-century Baroque reliquary in the form of a blessing hand of gilded wood with a front glass window housing significant historically important first-class (of the bone) relics of Saint Onuphrius the Great. The relic is held up vertically inside the reliquary and identified in Latin on a manuscript cedula label as [EXOSS. S.] ONOFRII (From the Bone of St. Onuphrius). The reliquary is secured at the junction of the glass window within the main part of the reliquary with a seal of red Spanish wax with a partially worn out coat of arms of the Roman Catholic bishop. The reliquary has significant surface damage from woodworking insects, especially in the upper part and on a wooden base and a partial loss of gilding. The holy relic is in good original condition with no … More
  • ID# 18-RSMBR-55
  • Size 19 x 6 in (48 x 12 cm)
  • Age ca. 18th century
  • Origin Italy
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Documented reliquary with important relic from the Wood of the True Cross of Jesus

Documented reliquary with important relic from the Wood of the True Cross of Jesus

Spectacular Baroque glass-fronted silver reliquary decorated with silver filigree wire ornamentation and housing significant relic from the Wood of the True Cross of Jesus Christ. The substantial relic is affixed to a light blue silk background decorated with elaborate gilt paperolle. On the back, under a protective cap, the theca is secured with a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Giuseppe Bartolomeo Menocchio, O.E.S.A. (1741- 1823), Titular Bishop of Porphyreon and Sacristan of His Holiness Pope Pius VII. The relic is accompanied by the original matching authentics document issued and signed by Fr. Menocchio in 1807. This … More
  • ID# 197-RSCR-23
  • Size 100 x 70 mm
  • Age ca. 1807
  • Origin Vatican
  • Materials silver
  • Price Price upon request
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross
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Documented reliquary with first-class relic of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Documented reliquary with first-class relic of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

Large oval glass-fronted silver reliquary housing significant first-class ex ossibus (of the bone) relic of Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra. The substantial relic is affixed to a gold background decorated with elaborate gilt paperolle and identified on a paper cedula label as "Ex Ossibus / S. Nicolai Ep. Mir." (from the bone of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra). On the back, the theca is secured with a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Francesco Frosini, (†1733) the Archbishop of Pisa (1702-1733). The relic is accompanied by the original matching authentics document issued and signed in 1734. This item is suitable for both private and … More
  • ID# 198-RSCR-16
  • Size 70 x 55 mm
  • Age ca. 1734
  • Origin Pisa, Italy
  • Materials brass
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Important reliquary theca with relics of St Valentine of Rome, Patron of the Courtly Love

Important reliquary theca with relics of St Valentine of Rome, Patron of the Courtly Love

Attractive large oval glass-fronted brass reliquary theca housing significant and important relic of Saint Valentine of Rome, Bishop and Martyr. Very large (3 cm or 1  1/4 inches long) first-class ex ossibus (of the bone) relic is affixed on a background richly decorated with gilt paper and silk flowers and identified in a fancy cut paper cedula label as Ex Oss S. Valentini Mart. (Of the bone of Saint Valentine, Martyr). On the back, the theca is secured by a seal of red Spanish wax with an imprint of a coat of arms of Cardinal Bernardino (†1807), the Archbishop of Senigallia and an … More
  • ID# 196-RSCR-12
  • Size 160 x 130 mm (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in)
  • Age ca. 1790s
  • Origin Italy
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Documented reliquary with relics of the True Cross and Apostles

Documented reliquary with relics of the True Cross and Apostles

Large oval glass-fronted brass reliquary theca housing first-class relics of the Apostles centered around particles from the Wood of the True Cross of Jesus Christ arranged in a cruciform shape. The relics are affixed to a red silk background decorated with elaborate gilt paperolle and silver wire ornamentation and identified on paper cedulae labels. On the back, the theca is secured with a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Giovanni Maria Castelvetri (†1785),  Bishop of the Catholic diocese of Reggio-Emilia and Princeps in Northern Italy. The theca is accompanied by the original matching authentics document issued and signed by … More
  • ID# 199-RSCR-16
  • Size 60 x 52 mm
  • Age ca. 1757
  • Origin Reggio Emilia Province, Italy
  • Materials Brass
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Documented theca with rare relic of the True Head of Saint John the Baptist

Documented theca with rare relic of the True Head of Saint John the Baptist

Oval glass-fronted silvered brass reliquary theca housing significant and extremely rare first-class ex cranio  (from the True Head) relic of Saint John the Baptist. The relic is affixed to a red silk background richly decorated by gilt paperolle ornamentation and identified on a bi-color manuscript cedula as S. Joan Baptae / Praecurs. Dni (Saint John the Baptist, the Forerunner of Our Lord Jesus ). On the back, the theca is secured with a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of Cardinal Bernardino Honorati (†1807), Titular Bishop of Santi Marcellino e Pietro al Laterano in Rome. It is … More
  • ID# 22-RSCR-18
  • Size 45 x 38 mm
  • Age ca. 1802
  • Origin Rome, Italy
  • Materials silvered brass
  • Price Price upon request
  • Orthodox Cross
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Reliquary Monstrance with relic from the Titulus Crucis (INRI) of the True Cross of Jesus

Reliquary Monstrance with relic from the Titulus Crucis (INRI) of the True Cross of Jesus

Small Baroque reliquary monstrance made of wood with silvered front housing inside of a glass-fronted compartment a significant ex Titulus Crucis  (from the Inscription board on the True Cross) relic of Christ's Passion.  The precious relic is affixed to a background of red silk decorated with gilt paperolle and identified on a fancy-cut manuscript cedula as Tabula Titul[i] Crucis DNJC (From the Titulus tablet of the Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ). On the back, the relic is secured with a crisscrossed silk cord held in place by four perfectly preserved seals of red Spanish wax each with an imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Antonio … More
  • ID# 41-RSCRM-7
  • Size Reliquary is 7 1/2 in (19 cm) high
  • Age ca. 1800
  • Origin Florence, Italy
  • Price Price upon request
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross
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Reliquary theca with relics from the Veil of the Blessed Virgin Mary soaked in the Holy Blood of Jesus

Reliquary theca with relics from the Veil of the Blessed Virgin Mary soaked in the Holy Blood of Jesus

Fancy Rocaille glass-fronted reliquary theca of gilt bronze housing substantial and extremely rare relic from the Veil of the Virgin Mary soaked in Blood of Jesus. The relic is centered on a gilt paper burst on a red silk background and identified on a hand-written paper cedula label as DE VELO BMV IMBVTO SANGUINE D.N.J.C. (of the Veil of the Blessed Virgin Mary Soaked in Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ). On the back, the theca is protected by a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax with a clear imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Giuseppe-Francisco Caffarena, … More
  • ID# 09-RSCRM
  • Size 60 x 52 mm
  • Age ca. second half of the 18th century
  • Origin Italy
  • Materials gilt bronze in original leather case
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  • Orthodox Cross
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Reliquary theca with relics from the Chemise, (Sancta Camisia) of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Reliquary theca with relics from the Chemise, (Sancta Camisia) of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Opulent glass-fronted silver and bronze reliquary theca in a shape of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, richly decorated by imitation diamonds and intricately engraved detail, housing substantial ex Subucula  (from the Holy Chemise) relic of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The relic is affixed to a gilt starburst on a red silk background decorated by gilt silver cord ornamentation and identified on a fancy manuscript cedula label as Ex Subucula B-mae. M.V. (From the Holy CHemise of the Blessed Virgin Mary). On the back, the theca is secured with a perfectly preserved seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of Father Giuseppe Gaetano Incontri (†1848), Bishop of Volterra (1796-1848). 
  • ID# 24-RSCR-45
  • Size 85 x 75 mm
  • Age ca. first half of the 19th century
  • Origin Tuscany, Italy
  • Materials silver, bronze, crystal
  • Price Price upon request
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross

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