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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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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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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...
$1,960   $2,450
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
$2,600   $3,250
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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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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 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
$982   $1,785
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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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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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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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18th Century Carved Wood Madonna Statue

At once capturing the devotion and beauty of the Mother of Christ, this eloquent 18th Century Hand-Carved Statue of The Madonna features her perched on a pedestal of a cloud, standing upon the sickle, which was a symbol of the Islamic faith with which Christianity has endured acrimonious relations over the centuries, as well as a serpent, which represents...
$1,950   $3,250
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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...
$7,840   $9,800
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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 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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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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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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Triptych of Antique Framed Oil Paintings by Robert...

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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Set of Four Oil Paintings on Board: Madonna & Child,...

Set of Four Oil Paintings on Board: Madonna & Child, St. George, St. Mark & St. Joseph, Signed V. Facon and Dated 1913: 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...
$2,200   $2,750
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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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