From the former Portuguese colony of Goa, India this pair of antique altar reliquary garnitures are hand crafted with embossed and chased silver applied to a teakwood base. They are replete with scroll, shell and floral motifs around a cartouche shaped frame opening (theca) for the sacred relic.
DATE c. 1850 and later
DIMENSIONS Width 9 Depth 8.5 Height 24.5 in.
CONDITION Note: fitted with later wooden bases.
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