† NUN Antique Pectoral HABIT CRUCIFIX, SKULL & BONES †

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 13, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

�� NUN Antique Pectoral HABIT CRUCIFIX, SKULL & BONES ��

COMPOSITION & SIZE

Antique habit crucifix.

Silverplate brass with ebony inlay, Corpus, Starburst Nimbus, symbolic Skull and Crossbones, approx. 2 inches wide by 4 inches long.

Skull & Crossbones placed on a Crucifix beneath Christ’s feet represents the skull of Adam . It is symbolical of the sin of man; and the blood of the Lamb of God which drips down upon it is typical of the washing away of the believer’s sins through the power of the shed blood of Jesus Christ.

Back holds at center a Flaming Heart pierced by a sword and surrounded by a Crown of Thorns.

ORIGIN & AGE

Belonged to a nun from Montreal.

First half of 1900s.

MARKINGS

No marks.

CONDITION

Very good condition with patina.

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OUR DEVOTIONAL ARTICLES ARE ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE AND ORIGINATE FROM OUR PRIVATE COLLECTION PRECIOUSLY GATHERED OVER 25 YEARS.

THESE PRECIOUS ASSETS OF OUR RELIGIOUS HERITAGE HAVE BEEN VENERATED OVER THE YEARS.

WE ARE OFFERING THEM ON EBAY SO THEY GO ON TO HAVE "NEW LIVES" IN FAITHFUL AND RESPECTFUL HANDS.

Thanks and God Bless!