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RELIQUARY OF THE TRUE CROSS IN GOLDEN WOOD

RELIQUARY OF THE TRUE CROSS IN GOLDEN WOOD

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Sumptuous 18th century altar reliquary in gilded wood, from Italy, representing a sun framing a relic of the True Cross . Carefully carved, it exudes an aura of splendor and elegance.

The detailed carving of the sun and rays demonstrates the artistry of the period, while the foliage motif highlights the spiritual significance of the relic.

The relic is fixed on a purple silk background and is decorated with gold threads. The relic is identified in Latin on a handwritten label as:

S.Crucis.DNJ : Holy Cross of our Lord Jesus.

Good used condition with its original glass.

Not open.

Ecclesiastical stamp present.

PERIOD : 18th century
SIZE : 28cm X 17cm
SIZE : 11" X 6.7"

The relics of the True Cross are fragments of the cross on which Jesus is said to have been crucified, these precious relics are considered holy objects and have great importance in Christianity. Venerated by many churches, these fragments of the cross are often kept in beautifully decorated reliquaries. Pilgrimages and celebrations are organized in their honor, strengthening the spiritual connection of the faithful with the biblical story. These relics are tangible testimonies of the passion and resurrection, inspiring devotion and reflection within the Christian community. Their presence in various holy places around the world continues to arouse a deep sense of piety among believers.

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