It is in spotless condition for its age: beads and Imam are in mint condition, the yellowish thread is not worn out, and only the age traces in the thread part or metal color are visible.
The thread is both-end-looped, and at the end there is a brass fringe with 7 hanging spirals.
(Brass not cleaned)
The Prayer Beads weigh- 0.1474 lb / 70. 4 g
Full Length- of the strand of beads- 9”.
The thread and the fringe- 2 ¾” .
Wonderful Mid Century carnival glass rosary made in Italy. This rosary is in fine condition, measures 20" long with the cross being 2" long. There is a total of 54 carnival glass beads for the necklace and 5 more beads above the crucifix.
This is a large 16 by 20 chromolithograph print from around 1910. It is in perfect condition as it was never framed.I guarantee this to be a old print. Also see my Rock of Ages print.My photo shows some glare print is bright and evenly colored.
Unusual pair matched reliquaries--triangularly shaped with old hand made glass-German--honors the holy family-Mary and Christ in one and St Joseph in the other--all figures are in wax to include additional wax medallions--wax has become partially distorted over the years--Additionally each reliquary has a major relic above each figure that is wrapped in cloth with paper banners I cannot read--inside of reliquaries have not been disturbed--outside have had restorations--given the shape and size t...
Cross, French. 19C. Pewter on wood. 5 in x 10 in high
Cross, Pectoral French. CA 1900. Wood and low grade silver. 5x2.25 in across.
Cross, Pectoral French. CA 1900. Wood and bronze. 5x2.5 in across.
19th century Santo, St. Anthony. Carved wood Spanish colonial Circa 1890.Central American-This is the saint of lost things and unmarried women--flint eyes-hands on infant missing-not repainted-good size--
18" h x 8" w.--has great provincial look--fat St Anthony and chubby child- both well fed-halo iron wire-staff is a stick-probably later and replacement
Circa 1920, Guatemalan. Saint Rafael. Missing hand and part of headdress. 13.5" high. $495.
Ca 1860, Russian orthodox bronze cross, excellent condition, 12" high. Complicated, rich design, etched on back; edges of cross raised. .
Santos, carved Guatemalan, painted statue of San Antonio, the patron saint of unmarried women and lost things, circa 1800. 10.5 inch high x 5 inch wide $950.
French faience, Benitiere, circa 1800, 8 inch long x 2.5 inch wide $535.
Santos, Nicaraguan. 19C. 9.5x3.5x2 in.-some losses as indicated on photos--male saint-perhaps St Joseph-original paint-no restorations-120 years old--carved tropical wood-by gifted carver
This is a large 16 by 20 image in vivid chromolithographic colors of the print ROCK OF AGES.this has never been framed so it is in like new cond.I have a few copies part of a group of new old stock prints that I bought 31 years ago. I guarantee that this is a old print circa 1910 era not a new copy.