Large Antique Heart Locket Prayer Ex-voto Reliquary Medal Pendant From 1938
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Large Antique Heart Locket Prayer Ex-voto Reliquary Medal Pendant From 1938:
EXCEPTIONAL ITEM ! ANTIQUE EX-VOTO RELIQUARY TO MARY
HEART SHAPED & OPENS LIKE A LOCKET TIN BOX PENDANT
YOU CAN OPEN IT TO PLACE INSIDE A PRAYER TO OBTAIN GRACES
Inscriptions in French : " MARIAL CONGRESS "
" BOULOGNE " (France)
" 1939 "
at reverse are inscripted the dates : " - 1638 "
( 636 is the date of wich the statue of the Virgin was left in Boulogne by the Merovingian King Dagobert )
( 1478 is the date of wich Boulogne was united to the French crown by Louis XI )
( 1638 is the date of wich the salient of Boulogne was expanded )
also inscriptions in French : " THIS HEART THAT I DEPOSE "
" O VIRGIN MARY IN THY HAND "
" HOLDS MY PRAYER ENCLOSED "
& smaller inscriptions : " HENRI-EDOUARD DUTOIT "
" BISHOP OF ARRAS - BOULOGNE & ST.-OMER " (France)
INSIDE THE HEART IS TO BE PLACED - A PRAYER / OR DEMAND
CONDITION : BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE CONDITION
MEASURES : 66 mm HEIGHT WITH THE BALE( 2,62 " inch) on thickness : 32 mm (1,28 " inch)
MATERIAL : GILDED THIN & PAINT PRINT
PLEASE LOOK AT THE PICTURES FOR CONDITION
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