Luzar Vestments: Antique Gothic Monstrance
Luzar Vestments - Antique Monstrance
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Antique Gothic Silver Gilt Monstrance Ref 7503
Solid silver gilt Monstrance in Gothic style, complete with Lunette and Case.
The Monstrance was made around 1899, and bears a dedication inscription from this date.
The Monstrance is made in solid silver and is gilded all over.
It is made in Gothic style, with numerous Gothic pinnacles, arches and decoration.
The top of the Monstrance is surmounted with a cross finished small blue stones.
Under the Canopy at the top is a figure of Christ the Good Shepherd.
The Gloria is cylindrical in shape and is glazed with decorative filigree work to top and bottom.
To the sides, are four figures of Saints, below which are gilded flowers surrounded with fine beading and finished with red stones.
The octagonal stem leads to the knop which has eight blue and gold diamond shaped enamels with the word 'JESUS +++'
The octagonal petalled base is plain, with a dedication inscription dated 1899.
The Monstrance height is 61.5cm. The width across the centre part is 22cm & the base is 20.5cm diameter. The Lunette would take a host of up to 6.5cm diameter. The weight of the Monstrance is 2,941g.
The Monstrance has its original lined, fitted case.
This Monstrance is in excellent condition throughout. Please ask if you would like any further details or information about this piece.
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