Reliquary - Baroque - Copper, Crystal, Textiles - Late 18th century

Description
Reliquary - Baroque - Copper, Crystal, Textiles - Late 18th century
Europe

Oval reliquary of the late 18th century. Front with miniature painted in gouache representing a saint, to identify. There are six minor relics ex ossibus around it and gold thread decorations. The whole set under bevelled glass. Beneath the painting is the relic of the saint (it looks like an ex-carne) this can be seen on the other side of the piece under the glass. The back is closed with a parchment cover and two strips of paper with floral motifs. Painted copper oval frame. Good overall condition. 8 x 6 cm

Lot details
Object
Reliquary
Material
Copper, Crystal, Textiles
Style
Baroque
Estimated Period
Late 18th century
Country of Origin
Europe
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
8×6×1 cm
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