*RARE*: c.1900 First Class Holy Reliquary Locket: Saint Peter Chanel (9476)

  • $650.00

Very important and rare reliquary pendant - c.1900 with the Holy Relic of: Saint Peter Chanel (1803-1841). Born Pierre Louis Marie Chanel, he was a Catholic priest, missionary, and martyr in Oceania.

Gilded metal reliquary.
Inside : inscriptions on the paperolle: " S.P. Chanel Mart ".
The holy relic: important organic fragment (which appears to be a piece of bone) placed on red linen, encircled with gilded threads, and is protected by a glass front.
Inside the back of the reliquary: the Episcopal Seal and silk threads - which are are intact, ensuring the integrity of the relic.