This is a beautiful antique holy card. It depicts an image of Saint Francis Xavier baptizing a convert. The saint is gazing toward heaven while holding a crucifix. The colors in the card are still vibrant, particularly his striking eyes. The reverse contains a long French prayer that once carried a 300-day indulgence.
Saint Francis Xavier was the co-founder of the Society of Jesus, known as the Jesuits. He is known for his missionary work in Asia and is the patron saint of missions and missionaries. Feast Day: December 3.
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.