An 18th century reliquary, gilded bronze with small inset ov...

by Burstow & Hewett
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£2600

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An 18th century reliquary, gilded bronze with small inset oval glass-fronted panels containing relics of the saints, each with wax collector's seal backs, the front decorated with coloured paste stones, and surmounted by a paste cross, hinged opening back to access the relics, height 46cm, in original embossed leather-covered wooden case

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All plaques are present and seem to be intact, the bronze case is in good condition with no obvious damage or repairs, gilding slightly tarnished and rubbed on the high points, all paste stones are present

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Auction Date:
16th Sep 20 at 10am BST

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