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 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 wonderful vintage devotional piece. It is an image of a young Virgin Mary. Our lady is gracefully poised with her head slightly bowed and her palms together in prayer. Interestingly, she is shown veiled with her hair in a long braid and decorative polka dots on her gown! Absolutely charming.
Condition: There are a few small scratches in the wood. Please See Pictures.
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 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.
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 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 lovely devotional piece showing Jesus sitting on a bench surrounded by adoring children. Our Lord is holding an infant in His lap while listening to the prayers of a young boy. The piece is green Jasperware ceramic marked “Germany.” Absolutely gorgeous.
This is a beautiful icon depicting The Last Supper. Christ is shown at the center with a magnificent halo as He reveals the miracle of the Eucharist. The Apostles are seated to either side listening intently. The print is vibrant and full of energy.
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.