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19th century metal and brass crucifixes featuring the Sacred Heart ex voto motif

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In the 17th century a French nun (Marguerite-Marie Alacoque) experienced visions of Jesus Christ, in which he spoke to her and showed her his heart, entwined with thorns and flames and surmounted by a cross. She devoted herself and her country to the veneration of his heart, and established a Sacred Heart feast day.

In 1720, 30 years after Marguerite’s death, the bishop of Marseilles consecrated his diocese to the Sacred Heart in an attempt to spare the district from a plague that was sweeping across Europe. The city recovered from the outbreak, and the Sacred Heart became a popular emblem worn for protection against danger and disease.

Dimensions: H500mm to 600mm

Tall - $950.00 ea
Medium - $695.00 ea
Small - $495.00 ea

Technical Notes: 1 available at Newmarket. (1 Small [b])
2 available at Ponsonby (1 large [o], 1 Medium [n])
2 available at Queenstown (2 Medium [h,i])

Available to view at:
WORLD Britomart
60 Tyler Street
Britomart
Auckland Central
Phone: 09 373 3034

Trading hours:
Mon-Fri 10-6pm
Saturday - Sun 10-5pm

Price:  (NZ $495.00)
Code:  20EA71
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