This is a vintage house chapel/niche for small statues. It has a gently sloping roof with decorative trim, a band of inlaid brass detailing, and is stained a lovely nut brown. This shrine is freestanding and will hold a statue up to 8” tall. It would be a beautiful enhancement for any home altar or prayer corner. Imported from Belgium.
Please Note: The statue shown in the pictures is sold separately. Look for item number F160915.
This is a magnificent vintage devotional for the home. It is a highly detailed scene of The Last Supper. Our Lord is shown at the center of a long table with His disciples on either side. Christ appears serene while those around him seem alarmed and shocked. It is a vibrant piece.
The pewter scene is placed against deep green velvet on an oval background. “Genuine Pewter, Made in Italy” is marked on the reverse.
Condition: The backing is pulling away slightly on one side. Please See Pictures.
This is a stunning vintage religious plaque. It is a sculpture of Jesus wearing the Crown of Thorns. His eyes are closed and His brow furrowed in profound pain and sorrow. It is very powerful and evocative image.
This is an exceptional antique devotional item. It is a pocket sized set of Stations of the Cross designed to be portable. The cover is embossed with the Arma Christi, the Tools of the Passion. The booklet is accordion hinged with one station on each fold. Every station is a beautiful black & white print set amid gold embossed detailing. Stunning.
Condition: The covers have some scuffs and scratches. 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 gorgeous religious collectible. It is a bas-relief image of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a young Christ. Our Lord in leaning on His mother’s shoulder with His arm resting on a book. Our lady is looking outward with one arm wrapped around her Son, as if pondering His fate.
This plate is titled “Madonna Pensosa” or the Pensive Madonna and is part of the 1978 “Living Madonna” series created by Ado Santini and hand made in Toscana, Italy.
This is a unique vintage religious decorative planter. The central image shows the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a very young Jesus. The pair are wrapped together in the Our Lady’s blue robe and both have bright gold halos. Mother and Child are snuggled cheek to cheek with their eyes closed. It is a sweet and personal moment.
Condition: There is a small chip on the planter which can only be seen from the top. Please See Pictures.
This is a stunning antique engraving of the Crucifixion, showing Our Lord on the cross gazing toward heaven. The scene is entitled “Le Calvaire” (or Calvary) and is signed by B. Wicker with the notation “D’apres Van Dyk” meaning it was engraved in the likeness of a Van Dyk painting. Magnificent.
This is a lovely antique Church banner from the mid-1800s that is adorned with a hand-painted image of the Holy Infant. Jesus is shown holding a cross in one hand and a spray of lilies in the other – a symbol of purity. The painting is set on a magnificent red velvet background with metallic embellishments that catch the light. “Sainte Enfance” or “Holy Childhood” is embroidered above the image.
Condition: The paint has cracked in a few places, but it is in excellent condition for its age. Please see pictures.
This is a magnificent antique religious bag likely from the 1800s. The exterior is a rich, deep burgundy velvet with beautiful gold and silver metallic embroidery. It has a hand-stitched image of a Host and Chalice surrounded with grape vines and stalks of wheat, representing the bread and wine: Body & Blood of Our Lord.
The bag closes with a double drawstring, and the interior is lined with cream colored silk. We believe this was used to protect a priest’s chalice during travel or in storage.
Condition: The silk lining is fragile and has some tears. The silver threading is tarnished. Please see pictures.
This is a unique vintage devotional piece. It is a print of Our Lord with His Sacred Heart exposed. Christ is shown pointing to His Sacred Heart with one hand and offering a benediction with the other. His expression is somber but loving.
The print is in brass a frame with decorative leaves across the top and a candle holder at the base. The metal is somewhat malleable so the candle holder can be adjusted to fit most modern votive holders. This is designed to be hung on a wall.
Dimensions: 5” tall x 3.5” wide; candle holder - 2.25” in dia.
This is a wonderful example of vintage devotional artwork. The central image is a a reproduction of a famous Madonna painting. Our Lady is shown in heaven surrounded by angels.
The monasteries of Germany, particularly the region of Bavaria, are famous for devotional artwork, known as Klosterarbeiten. This piece is believed to have been produced by nuns in Bavaria. The art is housed in a shadowbox and decorated with metallic trim. The back has a personal note written in German.
Condition: The glue and old tape on the back is becoming loose.