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  Religious reliquaries, relics.....

 All of these hand made frames are Napoleon III or Victorian, made in the 19th century.

 All the white spots in the pictures are off course reflections of light on the glass!

 

 

 

   French devotional reliquary relic 19th century. with remains of 7 saints  reliquary 3

  French devotional reliquary from the 19th century. Hand made and contains relic remains of 7 saints under glass! Hand written papers and remains of saints, among them: 
St. Scholastique, St. Julien, St. Lubin, Reginaldi, .... Some dust under the glass.
In a black wooden Napoleon III frame with domed glass. On the back the original wax seals! Size: 12 x 10 cm

 

  Antique reliquary, relic, 19th century. with remains of St Francois de Sales   reliquary 2

  French devotional reliquary from the 19th century. Hand made and contains a metal hanger in the middle with remains of St Francois de Sales. Hand written papers and remains of saints to each side among them: St de Montford; A. de Port...  Some dust under the glass.
In a black wooden Napoleon III frame with domed glass. Size: 10 x 8,5 cm

 

 Antique reliquary, relic, 19th century. with wax Mystic Lamb reliquary 1

  French devotional reliquary from the 19th century. Hand made and contains gilt paper, pearls and a vague wax image of the Mystic Lamb. In a black wooden Napoleon III frame on a burgundy background. Size: 12,5 x 11 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

references: relics, relliquaries, religious, remains of saints, in memoriam, memento mori, ....