Baroque Devotional Reliquary Pendant

Baroque Devotional Reliquary Pendant

Code: 10462


This is an Italian Baroque devotional reliquary pendant, dating to the 17th century. The devotional image of Jesus is set onto a wax plaque, appearing to emanate from it. Such an object would have been purchased on a pilgrimage to Rome or holy site, used for contemplation, meditation, and prayer.

OBJECT:  Reliquary Pendant

CULTURE: Italian Baroque

DATE: c. 17th century


SIZE: 22mm x 20mm x 6mm

WEIGHT:  3.7 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection