18th or 19th century Italy Reliquary of Marguerite Manchini called sister Rita of Cascia St Rita Silver or silver plated metal.

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18th or 19th century Italy Reliquary of Marguerite Manchini called sister Rita of Cascia St Rita Silver or silver plated metal.
In good condition with some slight traces of wear

Beautiful object.
Antique reliquary of Marguerite Manchini (in Italian: Margherita Manchini). Also called sister Rita of Cascia (in Italian: sorella Rita da Cascia) commonly simplified by Rita.
Saint Rita was born in Umbria in 1381 and died on May 22nd, 1457.
She was beatified in 1628 by Pope Urban VIII and canonized on May 24th, 1900 by Pope Léon XIII.
This reliquary contains 1 cross with an inscription, a pendant with a rose and her portrait on the back and another older cross with inscriptions.
The reliquary is made of silver or silver-plated metal. No hallmark considering its age.
A drawing of Saint Rita on the lid of the reliquary.

Weight: 345 g.
Height: 9.5 cm.
The reliquary will be well packed and shipped with tracking number.
Please take a careful look at the pictures!

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