Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine
Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine
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Italian Metallic Thread, Watercolor and Pearl Beads Reliquary Wall Shrine

DETAILS
An antique framed reliquary devotional with a watercolor scene of Christ as the Good Shepherd with a lamb around his neck ascending to the sky on a cloud. Three angels hold a casket aloft above Christ. Metallic thread, paste stones and pearl beads surround the miniature painting on a red fabric background. This type of reliquary was made in religious houses throughout Europe.
FRAMING
Gilt frame under glass
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Italy | Europe
PERIOD
Late 18th/early 19th century
DATE
Circa 1800
DIMENSIONS
Width 11.25 Depth 2 Height 13.5 inches
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