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Brass, Silvered Metal, and Porcelain-mounted Reliquary

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
471
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Brass, Silvered Metal, and Porcelain-mounted Reliquary, Continental, the upper section depicting Christ in Glory over a box with a repousse figure of a saint flanked by freestanding repousse archangels, the lower section mounted with porcelain panels depicting scenes from the life of Christ flanked by two freestanding repousse saints, on shaped feet, ht. 19 3/4 in
Estimate $700-900

free-standing repousse figures bent and warped, scattered verdigris to bronze, silvered metal tarnished and discolored

Keywords

Silvered Metal, Metal forming, Native American culture

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