Glass Immaculate Heart of Mary Sacred Heart Jesus Brass Reliquary 19"
A RARE and absolutely beautiful French antique glass and gilded brass Immaculate Heart of Mary / Sacred Heart of Jesus reliquary featuring wonderful red glass heart surrounded with sunburst rays, decorated with 14 red and blue cabochons and topped with cross. The top lid with cross can be removed and also glass heart can be removed from the holding construction. Incredibly RARE one-off piece (never seen one like this,) coming from convent in France and dating back to the period of the mid to late 1800’s. For a more detailed description please refer to the pictures.
General: The overall dimensions are height 19.3 inches (49cm), width 11.4 inches (29cm), depth of base 5.3 inches (13.5cm).
Condition: The reliquary is in good condition with some loss of gilding and an old repair to the glass heart on the top ........ please see also enclosed photos for condition.