Religious Antiques

This section contains Antique Artifacts and symbols of faith, and is a source of inspiration to us as well as countless clients across the globe. Rendered by talented & devoted artisans from precious materials, Religious Antiques have been developed for well over a millennium on the European continent. Those that survive in superb condition are hand-selected to become part of our Religious Antique Collection, destined to provide inspiration and awe in homes across the continent and beyond.   Inessa Stewart’s Antiques Wholesale Antique Furniture Stores!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Antique Bronze Crucifix

Antique Bronze Crucifix Circa early 1900s Measures 22.5H x 11W x 2.5D
$139   $198
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Pair Antique Painted and Gilded Wood Communion Rails -...

Pair Antique Painted and Gilded Wood Communion Rails - Balustrades are ideal to separate open spaces, place with a window, or create a special space. Circa 1900-1910 Each measures 34.5H x 64.5W x 16D
$2,723   $3,890
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19th Century Italian Painted Communion Rail with Angels

19th Century Italian Painted Communion Rail with Angels is a study in sculpture and the art of painted masterwork!  Two angels holding laurel branches are posed in a kneeling position, with colorful yet pastel tones used to highlight their beautiful features, including gold for their halos.  Salvaged from a lovely church along the foothills of the Alps in...
$2,275   $3,250
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19th Century Painted Cast Iron Cross

19th Century Painted Cast Iron Cross exhibits remarkable detail and a wonderful state of preservation.  Great for the garden or indoor or outdoor devotional! Circa 1840s Measures 41H x 26W
$494   $988
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19th Century French Walnut Louis XVI Prie Dieu

19th Century French Walnut Louis XVI Prie Dieu, or prayer kneeler, was found this antique furniture in a private chapel, and features remarkably fine craftsmanship executed in the finest indigenous wood available to Western European craftsmen.  Slant-front bible stand opens to reveal storage, with carved embellishments including wheat, ribbon, shell,...
$1,680   $2,100
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19th Century Carved Chapel Altar

19th Century Carved Chapel Altar was found in a charming villa along the French border and features a remarkable display of full relief sculptures of the Holy Family, with cherubs and foliates and other religious symbols in abundance on the neoclassical-inspired architecture of the piece.  The back side has been fitted with cabinet doors that open to...
$7,100
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19th Century Brass Tilting Tabletop Bible Stand

19th Century Brass Tilting Tabletop Bible Stand works as a bookstand for any room, especially the office, study or library.  Cast from solid brass and depicting timeless Gothic style elements, it features an ingenious ratcheting design that allows one to adjust the tilt angle. Circa 1850s Measures 8H x 14.5W x 15.5D
$998   $1,248
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19th Century Bronze Crucifix with Pair of Candlesticks

19th Century Bronze Crucifix with Pair of Candlesticks exhibits style elements inspired by the Byzantine era. Circa 1880s Cross measures 20H x 8W x 7D; Candlesticks are 16H x 8W x 7D
$780   $975
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19th Century Carrara Marble & Bronze Holy Water Font

19th Century Carrara Marble & Bronze Holy Water Font was hand-crafted from a base of solid Carrara marble, then fitted with gilded bronze trim all around, including a framework around the stunning bronze relief plaque of the Madonna and Child at center, with St. John the Baptist adoring the Son of God.  The plaque has been given a patinaed bronze...
$693   $990
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19th Century Italian Neoclassical Painted Prayer...

19th Century Italian Neoclassical Painted Prayer Kneeler - Prie Dieu is the perfect and elegant choice for your devotional area, featuring neoclassical styling with its original painted finish, highlighted trim on the hand-carved molded detailing.  The original paint has achieved a lovely patina over in over a century.   Circa 1880s Measures 35H x 18W x 16D
$1,250   $1,785
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Antique Marble Bust of Madonna ca. 1920

Exquisitely sculpted Antique Marble Bust of Madonna by D. Grachetti, ca. 1920Measures 16H x 9W x 6.5D
$1,490   $2,980
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Antique Spelter Statue of Jesus and St. John the Baptist

Antique Spelter Statue of Jesus and St. John the Baptist Measures 10H x 10W x 4.5D
$479   $798
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Antique French Framed Bronze Christ

Antique French Framed Bronze Christ in original gilded frame mounted on velvet.  Circa early 1900's Measures 22H x 17.5W
$197   $298
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18th Century Framed Italian Oil Painting on Canvas of...

18th Century Framed Italian Oil Painting on Canvas of Saint Anthony being visited by an angel, is a wonderful selection for the devoted!  Canvas has been re-stretched and newly backed, as well as treated with professional restoration oils so it will extend the life for years to come.  Simple, tailored gold frame completes the look. Circa 1790s...
$2,850   $4,750
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Pair 19th Century Religious Framed Oil Paintings on Board

Pair 19th Century Religious Framed Oil Paintings on Board depict scenes from the bible of Moses and the Burning Bush, plus Jesus at the well with a repentant sinner, according to the Gospel of St. John.  In the parable, it was considered unacceptable at the time for Jews and Samaritans to speak to one another, especially in public, showing how Jesus...
$990   $1,650
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Antique Framed Oil Painting on Canvas of Jesus

Antique Framed Oil Painting on Canvas of Jesus is a remarkable work reminiscent of the Renaissance masters of the 16th century, and survives in its original frame. Circa early 1900s Measures 23H x 32W
$770   $1,100
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Early 19th Century Church Bench with Kneeler

Early 19th Century Church Bench with Kneeler was hand-hewn from solid old-growth oak, and was originally built for a quaint country church along the border of what is today's France and Belgium. Circa 1820s Bench measures 18.5H x 51W x 14DKneeler measures 52W x 56W x 19D
$399   $798
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19th Century Arts and Crafts Crucifix

19th Century Arts and Crafts CrucifixCirca 1890sMeasures 17.5H x 7.5W x 4D
$119   $198
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19th Century Rustic Gothic Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

19th Century Rustic Gothic Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu was skillfully hand-crafted from solid oak and features timeless Christian symbolism pierce-carved through the support.  Top hinges up for book storage.  Designed for use with cushions. Circa 1860s Measures ??
$980   $1,225
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19th Century Bronze & Polychrome Processional Crucifix

19th Century Bronze & Polychrome Processional Crucifix Circa 1870s Measures 69.5H x 12.5W x 4.5D
$349   $498
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18th Century Hand-Carved Statue of Saint

18th Century Hand-Carved Statue of Saint Circa 1870s Measures 19H x 9W x 5D
$998   $1,248
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19th Century Rustic Gothic Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

19th Century Rustic Gothic Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu was skillfully hand-crafted from solid oak and features timeless Christian symbolism pierced through on the panel between the elbow and knee rests, both of which were fitted with a place for padding and upholstery.  The slanted elbow rest conceals a shelf just underneath. Circa 1880s Measures 34H x 25W x...
$920   $1,150
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19th Century Baroque Gilt and Patinaed Bronze Holy...

19th Century Baroque Gilt and Patinaed Bronze Holy Water Font is a study in pure artistry as it relates to devoted Christians.  Such fonts container Holy Water for congregants to access upon entering the place of worship.  This example is resplendent in detail from the crest to the base, and features a Renaissance-inspired depiction of the child Jesus...
$784   $980
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19th Century Gothic Choir Pew with Kneeler

19th Century Gothic Choir Pew with Kneeler is a rare find, indeed!  Exceptional hand-carved detailing abounds across the entire façade, with elaborate spires on top of both the seat and the kneeler, accented with carved columns, various Gothic motifs including birds and foliates, and of course stylized moorish arches.  Perfect for the family devotional...
$5,840   $7,300
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Carved Oak Panel of an Apostle

19th Century Carved Oak Panel depicting an Apostle was hand-sculpted from solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1850s Measures 20H x 16W
$599   $749
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19th Century Hand-Carved Applewood Angel

19th Century Hand-Carved Applewood Angel makes a superlative decorative accent for literally anywhere your heart desires! Circa 1890s Measures 3.5H x 6.5W x 1.5D

19th Century Crucifix in Dome Glass Frame

19th Century Crucifix in Dome Glass Frame features the crucifix mounted on burgundy velvet and protected by a dome shaped glass cover, surrounded by an intricate frame.  Popular in Europe during the second half of the 19th century, such devotionals retain their beauty far longer than the original artisans had hoped!  This particular example is somewhat...
$478   $598
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19th Century Carved Panel of the Holy Family

19th Century Carved Panel of the Holy Family was sculpted from a solid block of walnut then given a polychrome finish which is still quite evident on the surface.  The artistry with which this devotional was created speaks volumes to the talents of its creator. Circa 1860s Measures 27H x 27W x 3D
$2,200   $2,750
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 6.5W x 1.5D
$244   $349
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 12.5H x 7W x 1.5D
$244   $349
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 14H x 8W x 1.5D
$244   $349
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 16H x 8.5W x 1.5D
$279   $398
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 6.5W x 1.5D
$171   $244
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 14H x 7W x 1.5D
$244   $349
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 20H x 10W x 2D
$279   $398
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 6.5W x 1.5D
$244   $349
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 14H x 7.5W x 1.5D
$279   $398
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 6.5W x 1.5D
$174   $249
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19th Century Cast Brass Cross with Candlesticks

19th Century Cast Brass Cross with Candlesticks Circa 1890s Cross measures 13.5H x 8W x 5.5DCandlesticks measure 9.5H x 5.5 in diameter
$244   $349
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17th Century Bible Box

17th Century Bible Box was designed to keep the Holy Scriptures safely protected at all times.  Great as a keepsake box! Circa 1680s Measures 9.5H x 26W x 18D
$489   $698
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19th Century Stained Glass Window of Jesus & Saint...

19th Century Stained Glass Window of Jesus & Saint Catherine retains its vivid coloration and superb artistry after over a century of gracing the north-facing window of a private chapel in Northeastern France.   Look closely, and you can see that her halo is labeled St. Catherine of Siena. She is wearing her Dominican habit, and kneels to receive...
$3,430   $4,900
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19th Century French Regence Gilded Prie Dieu - Armchair

19th Century French Regence Gilded Prie Dieu - Armchair is a highly unusual and collectible work of art!  Hand-carved to perfection in the style that first came to prominence in the Royal Court between the reigns of Louis XIV and XV, its graceful scrolls are accentuated with timeless motifs with a masculine interpretation of the Baroque style.  Sporting...
$1,890   $2,700
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Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus

Antique Hand-Crafted Wooden Crucifix with Brass Corpus Circa early 1900s Measures 14H x 7W x 1.5D
$279   $398
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19th Century French Prayer Bench with Angels

19th Century French Prayer Bench with Angels features incredible hand-carved sculptures of angels on each end and at the middle, with a prayer kneeler all across the back side, and a church pew along the front.  Distressed painted finish adds a pleasing touch. Circa 1880s Measures 36H x 94W x 29D
$4,830   $6,900
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Antique Cast Brass Music Box "Notre Dame de Lourdes"

Antique Cast Brass Music Box "Notre Dame de Lourdes" Circa early 1900s Measures 7.5H x 4.5W x 2.5D
$149   $298
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19th Century Giltwood Polychrome Statue of Madonna

19th Century Giltwood Polychrome Statue of Madonna is a superbly artistic rendition of the Mother of Jesus, uncharacteristically holding our both hands in a warm inviting gesture welcoming the devoted to the flock.  Original polychrome finish retains coloration after over a century, with the gold achieving a very special patina.  The flowing robes and...
$1,749   $2,498
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19th Century Silver Plate Chalice with Semi-Precious...

19th Century Silver Plate Chalice with Semi-Precious Jewels is perfect for your devotional display~  remaining in exceptional condition and as beautiful now as it was when first made over a century ago! Circa 1890s Measures 8H x 4 in diameter
$398   $795
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19th Century Carved Wood Statue

19th Century Carved Wood Statue is believed to be that of Joan of Arc, and was sculpted from a solid block of fruitwood by a talented artist. Circa 1890s Measures 28.5H x 13W x 14D
$1,490   $2,980
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Pair 18th Century Painted Statues of Cherubs

Pair 18th Century Painted Statues of Cherubs feature their original painted finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the centuries, and being of Italian origin, were sculpted from solid wood.  Acquired from a quaint little country cathedral in Tuscany, they originally flanked the area behind the lecturn opposite the pulpit.  They are the perfect...
$4,865   $6,950
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18th Century Country French Lectern and Candlestick Set

18th Century Country French Lectern and Candlestick Set were designed for a quaint chapel in the rural countryside of France, one being for a pillar candle and the other to hold the bible.  Hand-crafted from solid oak, each was easily relocated as the need arose. Charming! Circa 1780s Each measures 48H x 14 In diameter
$990   $1,650
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19th Century Hand-Painted Terra Cotta Statue of Madonna

19th Century Hand-Painted Terra Cotta Statue of Madonna features beautiful sculpting, elegant proportions, and its original hand-painted finish, perfect for your devotional area. Circa 1880s Measures 33H x 11W x 9D
$1,788   $2,980
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19th Century Wall Sconce Carved with Cherub

19th Century Wall Sconce Carved with Cherub is a charming way to display a small objet d'art, vase with flowers, or other decoration.  Hand-carved and finished in a patinaed gold, the angelic face will make you smile each time you pass it by. Circa 1880s Measures 8.5H x 9.5W x 9D
$770   $1,100
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18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Madonna

18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Madonna Circa 1750s Measures 18H x 7W x 3D
$975   $1,625
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Pair Grand 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Altar...

Pair Grand 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Altar Candlesticks feature a charming distressed painted finish, with Doric capitals and fluted columns, and are perfect for adding symmetry and height to your decor. Circa 1840s Each measures 44H x 15 in diameter (at base); top measures 6.5 in diameter
$1,386   $1,980
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19th Century Italian Renaissance Trunk depicting Abraham

19th Century Italian Renaissance Trunk depicting Abraham being visited by an angel to halt the sacrifice of his son as described in the Bible, is a wonderful work of the sculptor's art in sold Italian walnut!  Even the sides are gloriously carved, but the main scene is breathtaking, with caryatids on the cornerposts for added visual drama. Circa 1860s...
$1,925   $2,750
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18th Century Carved and Gilded Baroque Reliquary Mirror

18th Century Carved and Gilded Baroque Reliquary Mirror is a remarkable sculpture with luster of its original gold!  Intricate scrollwork predominates the work, with ribbon and floral motifs as accents. Originally designed to hold a religious relic, it has been converted to a counter top mirror suitable for any room, especially the vanity.  A very rare...
$750   $1,250
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19th Century Petite Point Giltwood Framed Tapestry

This stunning 19th Century Petite Point Giltwood Framed Tapestry depicts the Virgin Mary holding an infant Jesus in a boat crewed by angels in a remarkable feat of artistic weaving including needlepoint around the main petite point work at the center.  Housed in its original giltwood frame, it features a pleasing oval shape with flowing ribbon cascading...
$990   $1,650
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19th Century Life Size Carved Solid Wood Statue of the...

This breathtaking 19th Century Life Size Carved Solid Wood Statue of the Madonna was sculpted in the style of Raphael, and features a wonderful hand painted original finish that been gently worn by the sands of time.  The sculpture depicts the Mother of Jesus in an exquisite pose, with the Immaculate Heart blazing forth upon her. The Immaculate Heart of...
$8,940   $14,900
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PAIR 18th Century Italian Giltwood Candlesticks

PAIR 18th Century Italian Giltwood Candlesticks TWO pair available as of this writing, sold as PAIRS. Beautifully hand-carved in the Baroque manner by skilled artisans this Pair of 18th Century Giltwood Candlesticks are perfect for adding accents and symmetry to any decor!  The patina of two centuries adds incredible timelessness and charm to their...
$1,110   $1,850
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17th Century Writing Box / Bookstand

17th Century Writing Box / Bookstand Measures 12H x 24W x 17.5D Circa 1680.
$534   $970
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Pair Brass French Art Deco Alter Candlesticks ca. 1930

Pair Brass French Art Deco Alter Candlesticks ca. 1930 Measures 12H x 7.5 in Diameter
$74   $148
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19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Music Stand

19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Music Stand is a splendid example of hand-craftsmanship, with a sturdy (and heavy) forged iron base with tripod legs supporting the solid brass two-sided book or music stand above.  On the sides are pierced symbols of a lyre and the Star of David, while on each side with the lip to support music or a book, appears...
$990   $1,980
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Antique Religious Plaque

Antique Religious Plaque salvaged from a quaint church in Northern Europe Circa early 1900s Measures 32H x 21.5W
$107   $178
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