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Reliquary theca with relics of Saint Giovanni of Triora, O.F.M., Martyr of China

Large oval brass glass-fronted reliquary theca housing a substantial pre-canonization first-class relic of Saint Giovanni of Triora. The relic is affixed to a red silk ground and identified in Latin on a typeset cedula label as B. Joannis a Triora. M. (St. Giovanni a Triora, Martyr)  On the back, under a protective cap, the theca is secured with a seal of red Spanish wax bearing an imprint of a coat of arms of the Franciscan Order.

Saint Giovanni of Triora, OFM (†1816) is one of the Martyr Saints of China. He joined the Franciscan Friars at age 17 where he later became a priest. He became a missionary to China in 1799. After working in China with great success for 18 years, he was arrested, imprisoned, and strangled in 1816. He was Beatified by Pope Leo XIII in 1900 and Canonized in 2000 by Pope John Paul II. 

Additional Info

  • ID#: 137-RSGSR
  • Size: 43 x 37 mm
  • Age: ca. 1900
  • Origin: Rome, Italy
  • Materials: brass, glass, silk, Spanish wax
  • Price: $700
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