Monastery work depicting St. Theresia of Lisieux. The figure is artfully crafted with tiny beads in blue, black, brown white and gold which reflect the light. The art work is under glass for protection and set in its original fine gilt wood frame which has detailed ornaments and fine gilding. This stunning example of devotional art is in excellent original condition and dated at the first decades of the 20 th century.
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (French: sainte Thérèse de Lisieux), born Marie Françoise-Thérèse Martin (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897), also known as Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, O.C.D., was a French Catholic Discalced Carmelite nun who is widely venerated in modern times. She is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus", or simply "The Little Flower".( Wikipedia)
Figure of St. Theresia : Length: 8.7 inch ( 220 mm) Width : 5.5 inch ( 140 mm)
Frame: Length: 16.5 inch ( 420 mm) Width: 13.8 inch ( 350 mm)
Monastery work in original gilt wood frame, early 20th century