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Linda Schaller, Winston Salem NC   

Spectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred HeartSpectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred Heart

This stunning ex voto is set with over 75 (bezel set) clear glass stones. It originates from a very fine French collection (with many rare examples) and dates towards 1880.

The heart is constructed of a gilded brass/metal base. The outer ring of glass stones has a mount for each individual stone. A second layer sits atop a gilded brass platform which serves as a base for a second row of bezel set glass stones. The fine mother of pearl wafer is mounted into a heart shaped setting. The mother of pearl has been engraved (in blue for the Virgin Mary) "NLD" with a crown rising from the "L". The engraving is very fine and delicately executed. The flame is as large as the heart shape which gives a more substantial appearance to the ex voto. The back opens with a door which bears the model number (11 Bis). There is a ring at the back for hanging.

It measures: 3 5/8" tall, 1 3/4" wide and sits 1/2" tall (heart) from the tabletop. It is in very good antique condition.

This is a very beautiful and unusual sacred heart voto. The fineness of the settings, glass stones and engraved work give it a very noble presence.

Item ID: C300

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Spectacular French Nineteenth Century Gilded Brass Engraved Mother of Pearl Ex Voto Sacred Heart

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La Chapelle Privee


Linda Schaller
Winston Salem
NC
  

European Importer of Authentic 17th 18th and 19th Century Religious Antiques

Devotional Textiles, Paintings, Sacred Hearts: Santos Crowns: Reliquaries:: Monastery Work: Ex Voto: Crucifix

Member since 2013

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