French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques
French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques

French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics

Regular price €290

An incredible French antique reliquary made of hand carved fig wood marrow. This nun's work dates from the Napoleon III era, around the 1870's. The decor features a cross surrounding by the thorn crown near a dove, the Holy Spirit. The bottom is decorated by a bunch of flowers. There, you can see the relics of the four saints:
There, you can see the relics of the four saints:

1. St. Jane Francis de Chantal
2. St. Francis de Sales
3. St. Therese of Liseiux
4. St. Margaret Mary
The carving is georgous.
On the back, you can read on a sticker: "This little work of art is made of fig marrow. Fabric which wrapped the bones of Saint F de Sales, St De Chantal, St Therese and Blessed Mary".

Please take a close look at the photos. Nice antique condition with some normal signs of ages. This rare devotional item is a small treasure, a true museum piece.

Height: 7 1/16" (18cm)
Width: 5 15/16" (15cm)
Weight: 120g
French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques
French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques
French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques
French Antique Hand Carved Fig Wood Wall Hanging Reliquary, 4 Saint Relics - Charmantiques