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Documented reliquary with relics of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Oval glass-fronted silver reliquary theca housing scarce ex subucula  (from the chemise or tunic) relics of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The relics are affixed to a gold silk background around gold and silver twisted wire ornamentation and identified on a paper cedula as B.V.M. (Beatae Mariae Virginis). On the back, under the protective cap, the theca is protected by a seal of red wax with a clear imprint of a coat of arms of Fr. Felice Cantimorri O.F.M. Cap. (†), Bishop of Parma (1854 - 1870)The reliquary is accompanied by a matching authentics document issued and signed by Fr. Cantimorri in 1869. 


Additional Info

  • ID#: 16-RSMB-9
  • Size: 29 x 25 mm
  • Age: ca. 1869, Parma, Italy
  • Materials: silver
  • Price: SOLD!
  • Silver
  • Orthodox Cross