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Theca with a second class ex pallio relic of Saint Vincent Ferrer

Oval glass-fronted silvered metal reliquary theca housing ex pallio (of the dress) relic of Saint Vincent Ferrer. The theca is decorated with a twisted wire oranmentation and the relic is identified on a paper cedula as S. Vincentii Ferer. The theca is secured on the back with a seal of red Spanish wax with inprint of a coat of arms of a Catholic Bishop. 

Saint Vincent Ferrer, O.P., (†1419) was a Valencian Dominican friar, who gained acclaim as a missionary and a logician who was canonized by Pope Calixtus III in 1455. His feast day is celebrated on 5 April. He is a holy patron of builders, construction workers, plumbers, fishermen, and orphanages.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 58-DDCR125-1 *
  • Size: 35 mm x 30 mm
  • Age: ca. 1850's, Italy
  • Price: $850
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