A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY


containing a relic of Saint Romuald, Abbot of Saint’Appollinare in Classe, modelled as two females, one reclining on books rising to shaped rectangular section applied with cherubs masks and centred by the glazed panel containing the holy relic on a silver-gilt filigree mount, one side set with coloured stones, overall surmounted by Régence canopy, apparently unmarked

51cm., 20in. high

1965gr., 63oz. 3dwt.


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Cataloguing

Literature

Inventory, 1949, 'MONSTRANCE, 16th century [sic], embossed, with jewelled mounts' in the Strong Room

Catalogue Note

Saint Romuald was an ascetic 11th century Italian monk from Ravenna who founded the Camaldolese monastic order.

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER SCULPTURAL RELIQUARY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ITALIAN, MID-18TH CENTURY
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