Description

German baroque catholic Klosterarbeit reliquary, made with sewn metal foil and thread, elaborately decorated and ornamented with imitation gem stones and pearls. Likely handmade in a German cloister during the early 1800s, the reliquary has a centered hand painted Christ on the cross. Mounted in a shadow box without glass. In great antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use.


Antique Klosterarbeit Reliquary

OF THE PERIOD: Baroque
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Germany
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1800s
PERIOD: 1800-1809
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Metal, Glass, Metallic Thread, Wood, Paint
CONDITION:Excellent
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WEAR: Consistent in age and use
HEIGHT: 16.25 in (41 cm)
WIDTH: 14 in ( 35.5 cm)
DEPTH: 2 in (5.08 cm)
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1

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Antique Klosterarbeit Reliquary

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German baroque catholic Klosterarbeit reliquary, made with sewn metal foil and thread, elaborately decorated and ornamented with imitation gem stones and pearls. Likely handmade in a German cloister during the early 1800s, the reliquary has a centered hand painted Christ on the cross. Mounted in a shadow box without glass. In great antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use.