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Large reliquary theca with relics of the True Cross and 18 Catholic Saints

Large oval double-glass-paneled silver reliquary theca dating to the middle of the 18th century housing relics of 18 important saintscentered around particles from the Wood of the True Cross of Jesus Christ arranged in a cruciform shape and framed with a border of natural pearls. The theca contains relics of the following saints: Saint Joachim and Saint Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Saint Aloysius Gonzaga; Saint Andrew of Avellino; Saint Roch (Rocco); Saint Onuphrius the Great; Saint Maurice; Saint Catherine of Sienna; Saint Rose de Viterbo; Saint Alphonsus Liguori; Saint Pascal Baylon; Saint Anthony of Padua; Saint Francis de Paul; Saint Dominic de Guzman; Saint Peter of Verona, Martyr;  Saint Paul the Apostle and Saint Peter the Apostle

The relics are affixed to a red stamped metal background decorated around the border with thick twisted silver wire ornamentation and identified on hand-written 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. Francesco Vivani (†1767), Bishop of Camerino, Italy (1746–1767). 

Дополнительная Информация

  • ID#: 01-RSCRM
  • Размер: 97 x 123 mm (3 3/4 x 5 in)
  • Возраст: ca.1820s
  • Происхождение: Italy
  • Материалы: Silver
  • Цена: ПРОДАНО!
  • Silver

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