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Reliquary Bust of a female saint Textured

Reliquary Bust of a female saint Textured

This stunning antique piece is a portable altar /Oratório de Viagem which the traveler o would take with him and set up in his temporary accomodations in order to say his daily prayers. It thus functions as a temporary version of the typical household altar popular in Latin America. This particular traveling altar (ca. early 20th century) was collected in Pernambuco in Brazil's Northeast. It is both a superb piece of sacred and and of Brazilian folk art from this region.

This stunning antique piece is a portable altar /Oratório de Viagem which the traveler o would take with him and set up in his temporary accomodations in order to say his daily prayers. It thus functions as a temporary version of the typical household altar popular in Latin America. This particular traveling altar (ca. early 20th century) was collected in Pernambuco in Brazil's Northeast. It is both a superb piece of sacred and and of Brazilian folk art from this region.

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Reliquary of the Man of Sorrows, Bohemian, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

A crowned head, a female saint, member of a royal family. Reliquary of embossed copper, gilded, enamel, semi-precious stones (late 13th)   Medieval arform goldwork  Sammlungen des Stifes,Melk,Austria

A crowned head, a female saint, member of a royal family. Reliquary of embossed copper, gilded, enamel, semi-precious stones (late 13th) Medieval arform goldwork Sammlungen des Stifes,Melk,Austria

Italian reliquaries (Obsoleto Collection)

Italian reliquaries (Obsoleto Collection)

Margaret of Antioch

Attributed to Nicolaus Gerhaert von Leyden Netherlandish, active in Germany, Reliquary Bust of Saint Margaret of Antioch, Art Institute Chicago

Busto relicario de un Santo Femenino, realizado en los Países Bajos en el siglo 16 (fuente).

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint Date: early century Geography: Made in Brabant, South Netherlands Culture: South Netherlandish

Reliquary Bust of Saint Juliana, ca. 1376  Circle of Giovanni di Bartolo  Italian  Copper, gilding, gesso, and tempera paint

Reliquary Bust of Saint Juliana - Circle of Giovanni di Bartolo - Italian - Copper, gilding, gesso, and tempera paint - ca.

REFERENCE FOR 15TH CENTURY CORONET: Reliquary Bust of St Barbara. Walnut with paint and gilding. 1465, German. Benedictine abby church of St Peter & St Paul, Wissenbourg. The Met Museum, NYC. Christian Orlov Photo. 2015.

REFERENCE FOR 15TH CENTURY CORONET: Reliquary Bust of St Barbara. Walnut with paint and gilding. 1465, German. Benedictine abby church of St Peter & St Paul, Wissenbourg. The Met Museum, NYC. Christian Orlov Photo. 2015.

forma es vacío, vacío es forma: Nikolaus Gerhaert van Leyden - escultura, gótico

forma es vacío, vacío es forma: Nikolaus Gerhaert van Leyden - escultura, gótico

a photo of a medieval reliquary based on the face of an unknown medieval female saint in a display case

The British Museum is exploring the spiritual and artistic significance of medieval Christian relics with a glittering exhibition of reliquaries that delves into the medieval mindset.

REFERENCE FOR 15TH CENTURY CORONET, HEAD DETAIL: Reliquary Bust of St Catherine. Walnut with paint and gilding. 1465, German. Benedictine abby church of St Peter & St Paul, Wissenbourg. The Met Museum, NYC. Christian Orlov Photo. 2015.

REFERENCE FOR 15TH CENTURY CORONET, HEAD DETAIL: Reliquary Bust of St Catherine. Walnut with paint and gilding. 1465, German. Benedictine abby church of St Peter & St Paul, Wissenbourg. The Met Museum, NYC. Christian Orlov Photo. 2015.

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint : 17th CenturyVander Kelen-Mertens Museum : Leuven, Belgium

Reliquary Bust of a Female Saint, Century (Vander Kelen-Mertens Museum: Leuven, Belgium).

Busto Relicario de una de las once mil vírgenes.

One of the virgins who attended St Ursula

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