Reliquary (4) - Bronze (silvered) - Late 19th century

Description
Reliquary (4) - Bronze (silvered) - Late 19th century
Italy

4 small reliquaries in silver-plated bronze from the late 19th century, oval shape, of three different sizes. The relics are arranged on small golden rays. Two threads, one silvered and one gilt, surround the oval edge of the reliquaries. On the back, the reliquaries are sealed with a wax seal with cardinal crest (one of the seals is missing).

The first reliquary contains the relics of Saint Verdiana (1182 – 1242), St. Clare of Assisi (1193 – 1253), Saint Agnes of Montepulciano (1268 – 1317). Measurements 5.5 x 4.5 cm.
The second reliquary contains the relic of St. Juliana Falconieri (1270-1341). Measurements 4x3.5 cm
The third reliquary contains the relic of St. Stephen Protomartyr. Measurements 4x3.5 cm
The fourth reliquary contains the relic of Beato Angelico (1395-1455) Measurements 3x2.5 cm

Lot details
No. of items
4
Object
Reliquary
Material
Bronze (silvered)
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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