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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Triptych of Antique Framed Oil Paintings by Robert Carle

Triptych of Antique Framed Oil Paintings by Robert Carle are a unique "modern" take on the Visitation of the Magi, the Bible scene where the three wise men visit the Christ child on the eve of his birth.  The quaintness and humble nature of the story survive in this interpretation, but the characters and scenery involved are more of a 18th or 19th century...
$1,960   $2,450
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19th Century Black Forest Cross

19th Century Black Forest Cross Circa 1880s Measures 21.5H x 9W x 4D
$198   $248
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19th Century Black Forest Cross

19th Century Black Forest Cross Circa 1880s Measures 19.5H x 7W x 6D
$142   $178
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19th Century Black Forest Cross

19th Century Black Forest Cross Circa 1880s Measures 14.5H x 6W x 4.5D
$198   $248
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19th Century Black Forest Cross

19th Century Black Forest Cross Circa 1880s Measures 21H x 8W x 6D
$142   $178
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19th Century Brass Crucifix

19th Century Brass Crucifix features wonderful detail, and depicts angels in prayer at Christ's feet.  Ideal for the devotional area of your home. Circa 1890s Measures 16H x 5.5W x 4D
$280   $350
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18th Century Italian Polychrome Cross

18th Century Italian Polychrome Cross was hand-carved from solid wood then painted and given a polychrome finish, a technique originally developed by the ancient Greeks to preserve the vivid coloration of their art.  The sculptor in this work was definitely influenced by the Renaissance movement. Circa 1750s Measures 16.5H x 13W
$920   $1,150
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19th Century Carved Wood Crucifix

19th Century Carved Wood Crucifix was sculpted from olive wood then set upon an ebonized cross with base inset with faux tortoise shell. Circa 1880s Measures 30H x 8.5W x 6D
$980   $1,225
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19th Century French Vieux Paris Painted Porcelain Madonna

19th Century French Vieux Paris Painted Porcelain Madonna is a wonderful example of devotional artistry that brings the biblical icon to life!   Exquisitely hand-painted under a clear glaze to protect the coloration, it stands as a wonderful testament to the artist's skills. Circa 1880s Measures 20H x 8 in diameter
$798   $998
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18th Century Hand Carved Holy Trinity

18th Century Hand Carved Holy Trinity was sculpted from solid walnut, and features the Christ Child in a pose blessing the masses, while Mary and Joseph in kneeling positions look on in admiration. Circa 1780s Christ figure measures 24.5H x 12W x 4DMary & Joseph each measure 23.5H x 20W x 4D
$1,960   $2,450
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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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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 Carved Chapel Altar with the Holy Family

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...
$5,680   $7,100
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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 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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19th Century Gilded and Painted Wood Pedestal

19th Century Gilded and Painted Wood Pedestal features pierce-carved, curved sides with a base larger than the display surface which creates extra stability in style!  Ivory painted finish has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, and is enhanced by the gold highlighting. Circa 1880s Measures 10H x 18.5W x 13.5D
$1,440   $1,800
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19th Century French Napoleon III Period Prayer Bench ~...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu was designed for a private chapel and exhibits the master's touch in the elegant carved detail.  Top lifts for book storage, and the base below was meant for a squared cushion for kneeling. Circa 1860s Measures 42.5H x 23W x 22.5D
$980   $1,225
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18th Century Italian Polychrome Bust of Saint

18th Century Italian Polychrome Bust of Saint was hand-carved from solid wood then painted and given a polychrome finish, a technique originally developed by the ancient Greeks to preserve the vivid coloration of their art.  The sculptor in this work was definitely influenced by the Renaissance movement. Circa 1750s Measures 19H x 12W x 7D
$1,960   $2,450
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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 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.  The light weight makes it easy to move about the home, yet it's sturdy enough to last for generations! Circa 1860s...
$980   $1,225
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19th Century French Hand-Carved Wood Statue of the...

19th Century French Hand-Carved Wood Statue of the Holy Family is a wonderful work of devotion depicting Jesus, Mary & Joseph strolling together, arm in arm.  Dressed in loose fitting robes the scene creates anticipation and inspiration.  Survives with most of its original finish intact. Circa 1870s Measures 9H x 7W x 2.5D
$638   $798
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Antique Onyx & Bronze Crucifix

Antique Onyx & Bronze Crucifix makes a wonderful gift for the devoted, hand-crafted from exquisite pearly white onyx which contrasts with the bronze Corpus.  Brass backing protects the stone. Circa early 1900s Measures 6.5H x 4W
$172   $245
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19th Century Gothic Crucifix in Dome Glass Frame

19th Century Gothic Crucifix in Dome Glass Frame features the crucifix mounted on burgundy velvet and protected by a dome shaped glass cover, surrounded by an intricate Gothic inspired frame in an embellished arched spire architecture.  Popular in Europe during the second half of the 19th century, such devotionals retain their beauty far longer than the...
$920   $1,150
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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
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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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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 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 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 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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Antique Bronze Crucifix

Antique Bronze Crucifix Circa early 1900s Measures 22.5H x 11W x 2.5D
$139   $198
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19th Century Solid Bronze French Crucifix

19th Century Solid Bronze French Crucifix exhibiting a high degree of detail produced by an apparently talented metalsmith, this crucifix was designed to be handed down for generations. Circa 1870s Measures 30.5H x 13W x 5D 
$359   $598
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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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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. As of this writing, we have ONE set in Dallas, and FOUR sets in Baton Rouge! 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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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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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 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 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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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
$484   $988
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Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Polychrome Angels

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Polychrome Angels are designed as candlesticks, and feature exquisitely sculpted angels in male and female form, with intricately flowing robes, wings and torcheres.  The hand-painted coloration is very well preserved by the polychroming technique, developed by the ancient Greeks thousands of years ago! Circa 1870s Each...
$592   $740
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Art Nouveau Period Hand-Carved & Painted Panel

Art Nouveau Period Hand-Carved & Painted Panel represents an object of devotion by a parishoner donated to his church, depicting the Lamb of God amongst palm fronds.  Hand-carved from solid oak, it features gold highlighting in the recesses to create a vibrant background. Circa 1890 Measures 12.5H x 23W
$784   $980
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Country French Provincial Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

Country French Provincial Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu makes a charming seat and doubles as a prayer bench!  Ladderback and faux leather upholstered seat add a nice touch. As of this writing an identical twin is available should you need two! Circa early 1900s Measures 39H x 16.5W x 16D - Seat 16H
$238   $298
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Country French Provincial Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

Country French Provincial Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu makes a charming seat and doubles as a prayer bench!  Ladderback and faux leather upholstered seat add a nice touch. As of this writing an identical twin is available should you need two! Circa early 1900s Measures 39H x 16.5W x 16D - Seat 16H
$238   $298
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19th Century Italian Hand Carved & Painted Cherub

19th Century Italian Hand Carved & Painted Cherub presents a charming, colorful and adorable rendering of a young winged cherub, holding a spiral torchere in one hand that can be used for a candle, and a palm frond in the other.  Vivid coloration including gold accents are preserved with the polychrome method, developed originally by the ancient...
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18th Century Gilt Polychrome Madonna

18th Century Gilt Polychrome Madonna shows the Virgin Mary in prayer.  Original gilt finish preserved by the polychrome method first introduced by the ancient Greeks. Circa 1760s Measures 19.5H x 8W x 5D
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19th Century Painted Wood Panel of Angel

19th Century Painted Wood Panel of Angel features a medieval rendering in muted colors designed to evoke the period prior to the Renaissance. Circa 1830s Measures 21.5H x 9W
$196   $245
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Set of Four 19th Century Oil Paintings on Board:...

Set of Four 19th Century Oil Paintings on Board: Madonna & Child, St. George, St. Mark & St. Joseph are splendidly rendered on board which is considered a more difficult task than on canvas, yet produces more longevity.  Here the figures are posed and holding objects which help to identify their mark upon Christianity, with Jesus blessing the...
$2,200   $2,750
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19th Century Gilded Bronze Holy Water Font

19th Century Gilded Bronze Holy Water Font features a stunning Baroque styling, with cross motif embossed at the center, and the font in the shape of a shell.  Exhibiting exquisite detail in abundance, it was designed for a small town's largest cathedral in Northern France. Circa 1850s Measures 10H x 6W x 3D
$296   $370
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19th Century French Ebonized Wood, Onyx & Bronze Crucifix

19th Century French Bronze Crucifix is a masterpiece of hand-crafted artistry set upon a stippled finish atop ebonized wood with a bronze cross overlaid and inset with onyx buttons for a stunning opulent effect. Circa 1850s Measures 10.5H x 6.5W
$238   $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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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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