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Theca with a first class ex ossibus relic of Saint Bassianus Bishop of Lodi

Glass-fronted silvered metal reliquary theca housing first class ex ossibus (of the bone) relic of Saint Bassianus. The relic is affixed to the backround of gold silk and identified on a paper cedula as Ex Ossibus / S. Bastiani Ep. Laud. c(onfessor). The theca is secured on the back with a seal of red Spanish wax with inprint of a coat of arms of a Catholic Abbot.

Saint Bassianus Bishop of Lodi (Italian: San Bassiano)(†ca. 409) was an Italian saint, the patron saint of Lodi and Pizzighettone in Italy.

Additional Info

  • ID#: 34-DDCR125-5
  • Size: 45 mm x 38 mm
  • Age: ca. 19th century
  • Price: $650