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rosary workshop - museum index - 17th century
18c 'PSALTER' ROSARY
rosary dated 1720


RARE, HARD TO FIND - 15 DECADES
A wonderful find from lower Bavaria.  This 15 decade strung rosary or Psalter has a tiny credo cross on the pendant before the beautiful medallion that images the Visitation on one side and a profile of John the Baptist on the other. 
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 The beautifully imaged medallion reads:
'VISITAZIO B.MARIA VIR' and 'S.IOANNES BAPT O.PRO.N.'

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CONFIGURATION   -  BEADS  -  MEDALLION



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SEE MEDALLION BELOW
A full rosary called a Psalter with its 15 decades. (Slightly over 18 in from CB to tip of medallion) It was dated 1720s by our German Antique dealer in OberAmmergau.




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FINE GRAINED 
AND RICHLY COLORED
Paternosters have small metal caps at each end. Beads are beautifully and evenly formed. Fine grained and richly colored, but unidentified wood.  5 to 7 mm.




~ MEDALLION ~

 
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TWO BEAUTIFUL IMAGES
Two beautiful devotions, one to the Visitation of Mary (VISITAZIO B.MARIA VIR) and John the Baptist (S.IOANNES BAPT O.PRO.N.)


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