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A TRAPANI-WARE GILT-METAL AND CORAL SET RELIQUARY**
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A TRAPANI-WARE GILT-METAL AND CORAL SET RELIQUARY**

SICILIAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY

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A TRAPANI-WARE GILT-METAL AND CORAL SET RELIQUARY**
Sicilian, late 17th century
Oval, the gilt body applied with gilt filigree flowerheads and carved coral scrolls, the inset center with three carved ivory Franciscan monks in aspect of devotion surrounded by seed pearls and small cabochon red stones under glass, the top with a suspension ring, apparently unmarked
1in. (15.2cm.) long
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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