Italian Gilded Reliquary c.1750
Beautiful Italian hand-carved gilded wooden reliquary with antique mercury glass.
A reliquary (also referred to as a shrine) is a container for relics. These may be the purported or actual physical remains of saints, such as bones, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or other religious figures. Reliquaries provide a means of protecting and displaying relics.
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21 Ariki Street
Grey Lynn, Auckland
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