Heavy bronze Neo-Gothic apostles case - Belgium - circa 1900

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Heavy bronze Neo-Gothic apostles case - Belgium - circa 1900
In good condition

This type of case was used by monks and priests in monasteries, especially in Belgium in the 19th and early 20th century and intended for keeping the gospel and rosaries.
Biblical decoration all around.

With a hinged lid that is also beautifully decorated on the inside with Christian symbolism - including lilies - the lily is the symbol of Mary and stands for purity and virginity - in addition, the lily also symbol of Christian mercy.

Standing on four legs - interior lined with red fabric.
Dimensions 15 x 9.5 x 7 cm. 1295 g.

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