Round reliquary paperolle Saints Virgin Cross Agnus Dei 19th century wood case

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D20 104

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Round reliquary in paperolle * dedicated to several Saints: St Pontian, Modeste, Etienne, -atien, Agnus Dei, with a little Virgin and Child in the center, in a wooden case (amboyna burl), XIXth century century.

This reliquary is in good condition.

A note: some tiny accidents and cracks on the case, wear of time, see photos.

Paperolle *:

Craft technique that consists of rolling up narrow strips of paper to create various ornamental shapes and patterns. Paperolle is a very old technique that was used in the Middle Ages, in poor churches, to imitate filigree decorations of gold or silver. The achievements were often reliquaries called reliquary with paperolles. Paperolle is a term derived from paper. It designates not only the technique, but also the realization in paper. The name rolled papers is sometimes used synonymously.

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  • Diamètre étui 7 cm / vue 5,4 cm