This is a rare vintage statue from Belgium. The statue shows Saint Aldegonde holding a book and carrying a crozier with her name written in her halo. While still young, Aldegonde chose the cloister over married life. Ultimately, she founded a monastery of Benedictine nuns and became its first abbess. She is believed to have died of breast cancer in 684. Her feast day is January 30, and she is a patron saint for those suffering from breast cancer.
The statue is ceramic with a beautiful wood shelf/chapel that can stand alone or be hung on a wall.
Dimensions: Statue - 8.5" tall x 2" wide; Chapel - 13" tall x 5.5" wide x 2.5" deep
This is a special antique religious find. It is simple and elegant with the Miraculous Medal image of Our Lady on above the rosary ring. These were worn by some Catholic religious orders as part of their distinct habits. The clip slides over a wide leather belt and the long 15 decade rosary is hung from the ring.
This is a charming vintage devotional statuette. The piece is a vignette of a young girl kneeling in prayer before a wayside shrine of the Infant of Prague. She has brought a basket full of beautiful flowers to place before the Christ Child. It is darling!
This is a hand painted Lefton china piece titled “ The Lord watches over us”.
This is a sweet vintage religious statue. It is a young Christ shown in beautiful iridescent robes and with 22k gold paint detailing. The Child Jesus is shown giving a benediction with one hand while holding a globe with a cross in the other. The globe and cross are an ancient symbol of authority and when Jesus is shown holding it it is referred to as the Salvator Mundi or The Savior of the World.
This is a beautiful vintage devotional wall plaque. The Blessed Virgin Mother is shown holding a young Christ in her arms. Our Lady is holding Jesus in both hands with a bouquet of roses in the crook of her arm. So Sweet.
This is a magnificent vintage religious devotional. It is a sculpted image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding an infant Christ in her arms. Our Lady is wearing voluminous medieval style robes with a shorter veil over long hair. Christ Jesus is shown holding a dove in one hand, representing the Holy Spirit, and a loaf of bread in the other, representing the Holy Eucharist.
This piece has a matt finish with green patina highlighting the details. The reverse is painted gold and there are two holes to allow mounting.
This is a fantastic vintage piece of devotional art. It is a sculpture of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a toddler Jesus on her lap. Our Lady is sitting comfortably in a chair hugging Our Lord close. This piece is after the famous 1514 painting “The Madonna della Seggiola” by Raphael.
It is in an oval frame, matted and with convex glass. T
Please Note: Similar pieces are often mistakenly referred to as Meerschaum, but most are made French Pipeclay.
Condition: The original backing has been replaced with cardboard. Please See Pictures
This is an amazing antique religious statue. It depicts Christ as a young boy resting on a stone bench. He is wearing a robe with the “IHS” Christogram on His breast. Our Lord is resting His head on one arm while He holds a crown of thorns in His lap. His bare feet peek out from under his long robe. Two white doves watch over Him as He sleeps. It is a moving piece.
Condition: The paint is chipped in one spot on the back of His hair. Please See Pictures.
This is a wonderful antique religious painting. It is an image of Saint Florian holding a banner while pouring water on a burning town. As a Roman officer Saint Florian was martyred by Diocletian for refusing to persecute Christians. Saint Florian is said to have miraculously extinguished a fire that threatened a city with one small pitcher of water.
Reverse glass painting is an ancient folk art tradition of Bavaria. This piece is likely from the early turn of the century.
This is a magnificent vintage religious piece. It is a beautiful crucifix with a floral motif on the cross behind Our Lord. The crucifix is framed by a stunning rhinestone star radiating gloriously in all directions. It is metal painted a creamy white with a rich patina that highlights the details of the bas relief. Stunning.
Condition: There is some paint loss. Please See Pictures.
This is a stunning antique piece of religious jewelry. It is an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a toddler Jesus on her lap. Our Lady is sitting comfortably in a chair hugging Our Lord close. This piece is after the famous 1514 painting “The Madonna della Seggiola” by Raphael.
The brooch casing tested 18k gold but is unmarked.
Condition: There is a subtle scratch near Christ’s shoulder. Please See Pictures