Antique relic of Saint Vincent de Paul 19th cent.

Antique relic of Saint Vincent de Paul 19th cent.
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Antique relic (reliquary / reliquary capsule) of Saint Vincent de Paul (Vincent de Paul); in a silver theca (pendant) in a good condition; France, 19th cent. Silver hallmarked with the French Wildschein hallmark and additionally marked with the letter "A"; a glass protects the relic; inside a fragment of cloth (ex vestibus) of St. Vincent de Paul (1581 - 1660); the relic is mounted on a red silk background; the name "Vincent de Paul" is written on the rim-gilt cedula (inscription band); the back of the capsule shows St. Vincent with inscription "St. Vincent de Paul - Rue du Bac"; on the back - under the silver protective cover is probably a perfectly preserved wax seal (could not be opened), the threads are intact; St. Vincent de Paul was a French priest venerated worldwide and known for his charity, the care of the poor and the sick and is considered the founder of modern Caritas due to his work; in 1737 he was canonised by Pope Clement XII. Canonised by Pope Clement XII in 1737; traces according to age and use; measurements: approx. 1.5 x 2 cm - weight: approx. 3.15 g
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