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Reliquary of St. Stephen, Pope and Martyr, with other saints (XVII century), rosewood with guilloche finish; embossed and chased silver with cast parts; gilded copper; ground crystal. Urn-shaped reliquary made from rare and valuable Rio rosewood from Brazil, resembling ebony. Sides decorated with heraldic figures: uprooted laurel trees, and stylized bees and suns.Top has small shrine with relics of St. Stephen the Pope, marked by 2 silver angels.

Reliquary of St. Stephen, Pope and Martyr, with other saints (XVII century), rosewood with guilloche finish; embossed and chased silver with cast parts; gilded copper; ground crystal. Urn-shaped reliquary made from rare and valuable Rio rosewood from Brazil, resembling ebony. Sides decorated with heraldic figures: uprooted laurel trees, and stylized bees and suns.Top has small shrine with relics of St. Stephen the Pope, marked by 2 silver angels.

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