Antique S.silver First Class Reliquary Fragments Of The Holy Cross & Saint Vital For Sale
GREAT ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER FIRST CLASS RELIQUARY.
FRAGMENTS OF THE HOLY CROSS IN ITS ORIGINAL ANTIQUE STATE & THE RELIC OF SAINT VITAL .
The fragments are carefully curved & protectec in the interior of reliquary and surrounded by gold thread.
Inisde : antique inscriptions on the reverse : in french : " Reliques de la vraie Croix et de St Vital " : in english : " Relics of the true Holy Cross & of Saint Vital ".
Saint Vital : memorial :28 of WhenSaintUrsicinus of Ravenna wavered in his faith on his way tomartyrdom, Vitalis encouraged him to stand firm. This exposed hisfaithand led to immediatearrest,torture, andmartyrdom. Some modernwriterscontend that he may have been a character in a work of fiction mistaken for history.