This is a striking vintage madonna. The Blessed Virgin Mary is shown as a young woman wearing a beautiful veil framing her face with many soft folds. Our lady is elegantly poised with her head slightly bowed, her eyes lowered, and her palms together in adoration.
This piece is ceramic painted to look like wood. There reverse has the original tag indicating that was handmade in Germany.
This is a fantastic vintage icon. It is an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary as she appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico, 1531. The Madonna is shown with her head slightly bowed and her hands clasped in prayer.
This piece has a wooden base while the icon is a print with a heavy silvered metal overlay.
Condition: The hanger is bent. Please see pictures.
This is a gorgeous piece of religious art. The image shows the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a young Christ in her arms. The print is housed in a stunning frame with decorative reverse painted glass that serves to enhance the image.
This is a unique example of religious artwork. Each painted plaster sculpture represents the doors of one of the many beautiful churches of Quito, Ecuador. Two sculptures are signed and dated by the artist. The third has a printed history of the church written by the artist. The history tells of an earthquake and the rebuilding of the church now dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy.
Condition: There are a few chips in the plaster. Please See Pictures.
Dimensions: 14.5” tall x 11” wide and 1” deep each
This magnificent antique religious print depicts Jesus standing amidst a group of children. Several children are kneeling before Him while one child is kissing His robe. Our Lord is smiling as He raises His arms in blessing. It is a sweet moment.
The engraving is likely from the mid-1800s, but it is now housed in a modern frame.
This is a wonderful antique devotional find. It is a hand made silk banner with a large image of Saint Therese of Lisieux. The central image of Saint Therese is embellished with metallic trim, hand sewn ribbon roses and silk tassels.
St. Therese is known by several names: Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, and popularly as “The Little Flower”. She is the patron saint of aviators, florists, illnesses and missions. Feast Day: October 1
This is a wonderful example of devotional art. It is a matching set of small framed images of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Our Lord is shown giving a benediction with one hand while pointing to His Sacred Heart with the other. The Madonna is shown holding her dark blue robes open to reveal her Immaculate Heart. Beautiful!
Please Note: These are not behind glass and there is a small scratch on the Madonna image. Please See Pictures.
This is a beautiful example of mid century religious art. It is an elegant image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a young Christ in her arms. The pair are shown nearly cheek to cheek with their beautiful halo overlapping.
We believe this pewter, although there is no makers mark. The metal sculpture is set against a cream colored background in a wooden frame. Unique.
This is a magnificent vintage print. It is the interior of the Church of St. Baron in Ghent, Belgium. The stunning high altar is the focal point with light streaming through upper windows illuminating the statuary and side altars. A man is shown kneeling in prayer in the foreground. Wonderful.
This is a stunning vintage station likely once used in a church. The scene shows Jesus on His knees while Simon the Cyrenian helps lift some of the weight. Behind Simon is a member of the Sanhedrin wearing rich robes and jewels. He is pointing at Simon forcing him to help Our Lord.
The colors of the lithograph are still vibrant particularly Christ’s Halo and red robes.
Please Note: There is no protective glass and the both the frame and lithograph have a few scratches. The most noticeable scratch is along Christ’s hand. The roman numeral for this station is also missing. Please See Pictures.
This is a wonderful example of vintage devotional artwork. It is a wax figure of Saint Anthony holding a young Jesus. Saint Anthony is holding Christ on an open book while Our Lord is reaching up to hug the saint around the neck. It is very sweet.
The figure is decorated with Catholic symbols associated with Saint Anthony. The Christ Child represents a famous vision he had of Jesus. The book represents St. Anthony’s reputation as a theologian and a teacher and the lilies represent purity. Saint Anthony's feast day is June 13.
The monasteries of Germany, particularly the region of Bavaria, are famous for devotional artwork, known as Klosterarbeiten, often incorporating traditional wax art.
This piece is believed to have been produced by nuns in Bavaria. The wax art it housed in a shadowbox and decorated with metallic trim. The back has a personal note written in German.