Reliquary - Baroque - Brass, Crystal, Textiles, Wood - Early 18th century

Reliquary - Baroque - Brass, Crystal, Textiles, Wood - Early 18th century

Very important, Italian, reliquary niche from Rome, from the late 17th or early 18th century. Niche shaped case with three visible faces in lacquered wood, with worked and keyed ornaments in brass. Three crystals, all from origin, on each side except on the back where there is a seal with tape and four intact seals, each one in a corner, preserving the closing. Inside, there are up to eight first-class relics of several holy martyrs guarded. Reliquary of origin and in good condition except for a front leg that was completely restored.
Brass finish, and in general, fragile piece, although we will put all the care in its packaging and shipping, we cannot be held responsible for damages caused during the transportation due to a bad handling or accident by the transport agency and/or its associates in other countries.

* Due to its fragility this piece is only sent by courier with signed delivery and within the EU.

Lot details
Brass, Crystal, Textiles, Wood
Estimated Period
Early 18th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
35×22×17 cm
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