Early 20th Century Religious Items

Wiener Werkstätte Pottery Madonna with her Child by Ida Schwetz-Lehmann, 1923
Wiener Werkstätte Pottery Madonna with her Chil...
Ida Schwetz-Lehmann
Early 20th Century Austrian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Pottery
Design: IDA Schwetz- Lehmann for Wiener Werkstätte, 1923, Vienna. The motif: Madonna with her Child on her arms. This delightful figure wears a cloak, which shows many peeping o...
Cubistic Corpus, circa 1900
Cubistic Corpus, circa 1900
Early 20th Century European Religious Items
Fruitwood
Cubistic corpus, circa 1900. Europe.
Japan Gold Classic Compassionate Kanon Guan Yin, Original Gold Lacquer, Signed
Japan Gold Classic Compassionate Kanon Guan Yin...
Early 20th Century Japanese Showa More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Wood, Giltwood
Hand gold gilt and lacquered. This is a scarce and lovely Japanese temple find, a gold gilt and lacquered wood Kanon Guan Yin. She is adorned with the original cut metal crown a t...
Spanish Gaudi Style Carved Wood Crucifix
Spanish Gaudi Style Carved Wood Crucifix
Antoni Gaudí
Early 20th Century Spanish Art Deco Religious Items
Oak
Spanish hand carved oak crucifix. Warm stylised depiction of Jesus in the style of Gaudi, circa 1920. Painted in gold.
4 French Antique White Porcelain Holy Water Fonts with Crucifixes
4 French Antique White Porcelain Holy Water Fon...
Early 20th Century French Religious Items
Porcelain
This stunning collection of 4 French antique holy water fonts (bénitiers) are all white with various trim touches. Two are have crucifixes, one is of Mary providing a blessing and on...
3 French White Porcelain Holy Water Fonts ‘Bénitiers’ with Crucifixes and Mary
3 French White Porcelain Holy Water Fonts ‘Béni...
Early 20th Century French Religious Items
Faience
This is a wonderful collection of French antique holy water fonts (benitiers). There are two white porcelain holy water fonts shaped like a cross with crucifixes (one has gold on it)...
Unique Pair of Arts & Crafts Brass and Copper Church Pedestals, Columns / Stands
Unique Pair of Arts & Crafts Brass and Copper C...
Early 20th Century Dutch Arts and Crafts Religious Items
Copper, Brass
Identical, practical and quality crafted pair of adjustable pedestals. This top quality pair of former Church stands was all hand-crafted around the turn of the century. This is als...
Antique and Unique Gothic Church Interior Painting in a Stunning Mid-1800s Frame
Antique and Unique Gothic Church Interior Paint...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Paintings
Plaster, Paint, Wood
Beautiful oil on panel painting of a Gothic church interior. This early 20th century, hand painted work of Gothic Art is in a stunning and ornate 19th century frame. Because of th...
Early 20th Century Tibetan Traveling Shrine
Early 20th Century Tibetan Traveling Shrine
Early 20th Century Tibetan Religious Items
Brass, Steel, Fabric
Beginning with the “om” written on the left hand side of this traveling shrine, an itinerant Tibetan monk once traced his fingers clockwise over the embossed characters. As he did th...
Thai 1900s Gilt and Polychrome Hand Carved Sculpture of Seated Buddhist Monk
Thai 1900s Gilt and Polychrome Hand Carved Scul...
Early 20th Century Thai Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
A Thai religious hand carved wooden statue of a seated Buddhist monk with polychrome and gilded accents from the early 20th century. Born in Thailand during the early 1900s, this exq...
Antique Wood & Brass Church Candle Snuffer Flame Extinguisher & Lighter into one
Antique Wood & Brass Church Candle Snuffer Flam...
Antique Early 1900s Dutch Arts and Crafts Religious Items
Brass, Wood
Rare and long size candle flame extinguisher. If you have wall candelabras high-up on your wall or possibly a candle chandelier on your ceiling then this Arts & Crafts candle snuffe...
Rare Pair of Gothic Revival Bronze Wall Candle Sconces From a Church / Monastery
Rare Pair of Gothic Revival Bronze Wall Candle ...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Candle Sconces
Bronze
Antique pair of gilt bronze, Gothic Revival candle sconces. For the collectors of Gothic Revival antiques we offer this rare pair of stylish and highly decorative bronze sconces. Ha...
Sizable Pair of Jesus & Mary Bronze Wall Plaque...
Francis Corbeels
Early 20th Century Belgian Art Deco Religious Items
Bronze
Rare pair of early 1900s bronze plaques by Fr. Corbeels (1888-1956). This sizable pair of bronze wall plaques is another one of our recent, great finds. Finding works of art by this...
Handcrafted Brass with Cranberry Glass Vessel A...
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Early 20th Century Dutch Art Deco Religious Items
Brass, Glass, Oak
Stylish Art Deco sanctuary lamp for you to use and enjoy. This early 20th century sanctuary lamp would have hung near the entrance of a house of worship. I was in Paris earlier this...
Early 20th Century Leather and Gilt Illustrated...
Early 20th Century Swedish Religious Items
Leather, Gold Leaf, Parchment Paper
This beautiful antique Bible was printed in Sweden and distributed by Gothic Press Incorporated in New York. Printed circa 1930, the illustrated family Bible King James version with ...
Wonderful Antique Painting of Christ and Two Ap...
Early 20th Century European Renaissance Religious Items
Linen, Wood, Paint
Meaningful and perfect size, religious work of art. We find it refreshing to see Christ in this original 1913 oil painting as the spiritual master that he was (in a ceremonial act) ...
Antique Religious Wall Cabinet with Biblical Sc...
Early 20th Century Belgian Gothic Revival Religious Items
Poplar
One of a kind cabinet with handcrafted picture and biblical text in Latin. This wonderful design, practical size and all handcrafted wall cabinet is in excellent condition and it is...
Japanese Unique and Elegant Kannon, Gifted by E...
Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens
Gold Leaf, Wood
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels. Rare find. Once gifted by the Emperor of Japan. This unique and elegant Japanese framed Kannon effigy - goddess of mercy- was created...
Vintage Bronze Shiva, circa 1930-1950
Early 20th Century Indian Religious Items
Bronze
About This is an original bronze metal Hindu statue of Shiva as "Lord of the Dance" or "Nataraja"—nata meaning dance or performance, and raja meaning king or lord. It is a sacred ...
Southern United States African American Chip Ca...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Painted Furniture
Amazing work of African American folk art. Very detailed and many layers of original paint surface. Found in the southern United States. Great storage box on top of the alter with a ...
Antique Rug from the Israel Jerusalem by Bezale...
Bezalel Art School
Early 20th Century Art Nouveau More Carpets
Wool
Initially this lovely antique Bezalel impresses the viewer as a design of oriental derivation and to some extent its details are indeed Persian. But much of the feeling is European, ...
Silver Plate Plaque of Mary Notre Dame De Lourd...
Early 20th Century French Gothic Figurative Sculptures
Silver Plate, Wood
Early 1900, Gothic Revival signed plaque of 'Notre Dame de Lourdes' with musical movement. Notre Dame de Lourdes is French for "Our Lady of Lourdes", which refers to the Marian appa...
Bronze Hindu 8.5" Shiva as Lord of the Dance Sc...
Early 20th Century Balinese Religious Items
Bronze
ABOUT This is an original bronze metal Hindu statue of Shiva as "Lord of the Dance" or "Nataraja"—nata meaning dance or performance, and raja meaning king or lord. It is a sacred ob...
Seated Monk with Prayer Beads
Early 20th Century Burmese Religious Items
Teak
A beautifully carved and weathered seated monk holding prayer beads. This Burmese piece was donated to a Buddhist temple by the person named in the center of the red base. BH432.
Santos Figure
Early 20th Century Philippine Statues
Wood
Original painted santos figure from the Philippines.
Large Arts & Crafts Copper Architectural Baptis...
Roycroft
Vintage 1910s American Arts and Crafts Garden Ornaments
Copper
Large Arts & Crafts / Art Nouveau copper Architectural Baptismal, holy water, garden ornament, 47 inches high, wonderful patina, surface. Amazing design and proportion, missing one d...
Carved Soapstone Buddhist Stele of Bodhisattva ...
Early 20th Century Chinese Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings
Soapstone
In Indian Buddhism Avalokiteshvara is a male Bodhisattva, however in Chinese Buddhism he takes the form of the female Bodhisattva, Guanyin - ‘The One Who Hears the Cries of the World...
Antique Early 20th Century Tall Brass Candleholder
Early 20th Century American Candlesticks
Brass
Early 20th century tall brass candleholder with great patina. Solid and sturdy candlestick.
Art Nouveau Virgin and Child Bas Relief Stucco ...
Antoni Gaudí, Esteva Figueras y Sesd Hoyos
Early 20th Century Spanish Art Nouveau Wall-mounted Sculptures
Gold Leaf, Stucco
Interesting Antoni Gaudí style Art Nouveau bas relief depicting the virgin and child using molded stucco with polychrome technique and gold leaf accents. This piece has an exquisite ...
Handcrafted Early 1900 Arts & Crafts Era Gothic...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Religious Items
Elm
Rare Gothic Revival chapel-shape light fixture. For the collectors and enthousiasts of rare Gothic Revival antiques we also have this beautiful and all-handcrafted, wooden light fix...
Early 20th Century French Hand Carved Oak Free ...
Early 20th Century French Gothic Religious Items
Iron, Oak
This antique Gothic triptych was created in southern France near the Spanish border. Hand carved circa 1920, the religious work of art is divided into three panels that are hinged to...
Early 20th Century Three Hindu Deities of the S...
Early 20th Century Thai Arts and Crafts Figurative Sculptures
Wood
1920-1930 three Hindu deities of the Siam, hand-carved exotic hardwood n. 1 measures cm: H 150, W 35, D 25 n.2 measure cm: H 102, W 35, D 25.
Antique Bronze Sculpture of Saint Theresia of L...
Serge Zelikson
Early 20th Century French Gothic Revival Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Stunning and rare, Serge Zelikson marked bronze of the famous patron saint of France. French-Russian artist Serge Zelikson (1890-1966) was born in Polotsk (Russia) and he took on t...
Fine Size Antique Handcrafted and Carved Pine a...
Early 20th Century European Arts and Crafts Wall-mounted Sculptures
Oak, Pine
Another finely detailed early 1900s carved crucifix and corpus of Christ. This sacred and religious work of art is a hand-carved out of pinewood Christ mounted on an oak cross and t...
Crucifix with Crown of Thorns Style Wooden Cros...
Early 20th Century European Religious Items
Spelter, Wood
Impressive, early 20th century crucifix. This great quality crucifix comes with an incredibly detailed corpus of christ and a striking wooden cross with thorns. We have sold some ra...
Antique Tile in Frame with Devout Singing Angel...
Early 20th Century European Baroque Wall-mounted Sculptures
Ceramic, Wood
Antique and artistic wall tile with religious/spiritual look and feel. Another one of our recent rare (and possibly unique) finds is this antique wall tile in a wooden Baroque Reviv...
Early 20th Century Vietnamese Hand-Painted Porc...
Early 20th Century Vietnamese Religious Items
Ceramic
This antique Buddha sculpture with children was created in Vietnam, Asia, circa 1930; the colorful porcelain sculpture features a "happy" Buddha all smiled, sited with five young kid...
Large 19th Century Iron Cross
Early 20th Century French Folk Art Religious Items
Iron
Large French iron garden cross
Oil on Canvas "Kol Nidre" Theme by Wilhelm Wachtel
Wilhelm Wachtel
Early 20th Century Polish Other Paintings
Canvas
Oil on canvas Wilhelm Wachtel (1875-1942) A painter, engraver and illustrator, he was born in Lvov (Lemberg) Poland in 1875 and died 1942 in New York City. He studied at the ...
Belgian Wax Chapel Statue of the Virgin Mary, c...
Antique Early 1900s Belgian Religious Items
Exceptionally fine wax statue retaining the original costume in velvet, handmade Belgian lace and glass stones. Origin: Ava Maria Cloister, Antwerp Belgium.
Early 20th Century Gothic Revival Crucifix with...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Religious Items
Clay, Oak
Gothic style oak crucifix with a white clay corpus of Christ. What makes this rare crucifix extra stylish are the Gothic Revival elements that are hand-carved on the ends of each si...
Symbolic Turkish Sivas Carpet
Early 20th Century Turkish Campaign Turkish Rugs
Wool
A highly inspiring directional Turkish sivas carpet woven for the Turkish government. Inscribed is the name of the regime at the time, "OSMANI". You also see the same elements seen i...
Pine and Ceramic Devotional Altarpiece
Early 20th Century Hungarian Religious Items
Ceramic, Pine
We found this beautiful devotional piece while rooting through the cellar of a gypsy we know in Eger, Hungary. The plinth and cross were covered in old worn and moth-eaten purple vel...
Stunning & Quality Carved Gothic Revival Blanke...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Blanket Chests
Wrought Iron, Oak
Wonderful Gothic Revival chest with an amazing presence. If you like rare Gothic Revival furniture then we are certain you will like this quality carved and intricate chest. This fi...
Grand Tour Micro Mosaic Detail of Michelangelo'...
Early 20th Century Italian Grand Tour Religious Items
Stone
Grand Tour Micro Mosaic detail of Michelangelo's Creazione di Adamo/ The Creation of Adam. A fine 9" x 7" micro mosaic plaque of Michelangelo's near-touching hands of God and Adam i...
Stunning Jugendstil Era Crucifix Christ on Styl...
Early 20th Century German Gothic Revival Religious Items
Bronze
Rare and good size crucifix and a wonderful work of religious art. If you are looking for an extraordinary antique crucifix to grace your home then this wonderfully crafted rarity ...
Large Antique & Fine Quality Hand-Carved Gothic...
Early 20th Century European Gothic Revival Dining Room Tables
Oak
Stylish and practical, turn of the century oak dining table. This wonderful, almost 7 feet long Gothic Revival table dates from the early 20th century and it is in excellent conditi...
Early 20th Century French Virgin Mary Plaster B...
Early 20th Century French Religious Items
Plaster
Vintage plaster bust of the Virgin Mary. Made in France, circa 1930s. Flat on one side which indicates it may have been in a church or cathedral.
Early 1900s Patinated Terracotta or Plaster Bus...
Early 20th Century European Art Deco Religious Items
Terracotta, Plaster, Birch
Wonderful sculpture of Christ of an unknown artist. We have no Idea why the artist of this gorgeous and sizable sculpture has not signed it. The serene face and the waving hair of t...
Early 20th Century Gold Gilded Mirror with Reve...
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Early 20th Century French Renaissance Wall Mirrors
Mirror, Wood, Paint
A church by the river sets the tone of this beautiful gilded mirror. The scene is reverse hand-painted. The frame is enhanced with turned columns and plinth corners. The back in enca...
Early 20th Century Small Hand-Carved Stone Budd...
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Early 20th Century Southeast Asian Sculptures and Carvings
Stone
This is a very detailed antique stone Buddha head sculpture. This sculpture originates from Southeast Asia, circa early 20th century. It is carved by hand in the shape of Buddha’s li...
Early 20th Century Stone Buddha Head Sculpture
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Early 20th Century Southeast Asian Sculptures and Carvings
Stone
We are offering an antique stone Buddha head sculpture. This sculptures originates from Southeast Asia, circa early twentieth century. It is carved by hand in the shape of Buddha’s l...
Beaded Religious Wall Hanging
Early 20th Century French Religious Items
Wire
Hand beaded and created wall hanging made by nuns at a convent in Strasbourg, France, circa 1900-1910. This is in the Alsace region of France on the German border.
Antique French 'Immortelles' Glass Beaded Wreat...
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Early 20th Century French Religious Items
Beads
Beautiful antique French beaded wreath These wreaths were made in France in the early 1900s These type of beaded flower wreaths were used for funerals and for decoration for ceremo...
Antique Bible Box
Early 20th Century American Decorative Boxes
An old writing box found with a treasured bible and an exquisite pair of wire-rimmed glasses tucked neatly inside. The box is obviously earlier than the bible, which is dated 1953, w...
Set of Three French White Porcelain Holy Water ...
Porcelaine de Paris
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Religious Items
Faience
This beautiful collection of French antique holy water fonts (bénitiers) are white with elaborate gold trim and gold crosses. They are all Porcelaine de Paris from the early 1900s. D...
Set of Three Onxy Holy Water Fonts/Benitiers wi...
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Religious Items
Marble
This lovely set of French Onyx holy water benetiers feature medallions with gilt detailing and glass fonts. Onyx is a type of fragile marble with veins and multiple colors. No two pi...
Set of Three French Pewter Crucifix Holy Water ...
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Religious Items
Metal
This collection of French pewter holy water crucifix fonts are beautiful. Two of the benetiers are from the early 1900s (the one with Jesus and one with the letters INRI) while one (...
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