Religious Antiques

We have a large selection of catholic religious antiques coming from cathedrals and churches across Europe. Many smaller churches and cathedrals have closed over the years and are selling items to the everyday admirer. In our inventory you’ll find religious crests, church lanterns and torches, framed religious robes, iron grilles, forged iron candelabra, altar candlesticks, fire gilt crucifixes, gilt-wood candelabra, prie dieu, duet music stands and lecterns. Altar mirrors, oil painting depicting catholic biblical scenes like the mystery of the rosary, madona and child ….
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  • Pair of French 18th Century Gilt Candelabras

    $4,600.00

    17"H x 15.50"W x 7.50"D

    Dimensions: 17” H x 15 ½” W x 7 ½” D

    A French pair of double arm giltwood candelabras from the 1700’s. This impressive hand carved pair of light fixtures are most likely from a church. The hand carved details depict stylized floral stems with a center medallion and cross, topped with a flaming torch. Recently wired for US electrical using UL listed parts, the fixtures are ready for your interior. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this antique pair of candelabras.

  • Pair of 16th Century Italian Gilt Candlesticks

    $4,200.00

    30"H x 7"W x 7"D

    Dimensions: 30” H x 7” W x 7” D

    A pair of Italian giltwood candlesticks from the 1500’s. This impressive hand-carved pair of candlesticks have stayed together for over 400 years. Gold and silver gilt is found on the front of the candlesticks to save money, the back is painted. Patina consistent with age and use, be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition.

  • French Needlepoint & Painted Prie Dieu

    $450.00

    34.50"H x 19"W x 18.50"D

    Dimensions: 34 ½” H x 19” W x 18 ½” D

    A French prie dieu upholstered in colorful needlepoint. This painted prie dieu has a shaped back with a cross and turned spindle designs. The top has a needlepoint upholstery allowing for comfortable arm placement during prayer or reflection and a coordinating needlepoint upholstery on the kneeler. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this antique. Kneeling height: 9” at the front, 11” at the back

  • French 20th Century Floral Chandelier

    $3,200.00

    28"H x 18"W x 18"D

    Dimensions: 28” H x 18” W x 18” D

    A vintage 7-light floral chandelier made in France. The fixture, most likely found in a church, has a bright blue opaline glass dish with a bulb inside and is surrounded by milk glass and bronze flowers, and has six curving arms with faux candle covers. This colorful hanging light has been cleaned and wired for US electrical using UL listed parts and is ready to be hung in your interior. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this chandelier.

    3 feet of additional wire
    3 feet of original chain
    5” canopy diameter

  • French 20th Century Painted Torchér

    $1,500.00

    78"H x 27.50"W x 27.50"D

    Dimensions: 78” H x 27 ½” W x 27 ½” D

    A large hand carved and painted French torchér is in wonderful antique condition. The slender frame has carved feathers, leaves and rosettes all accented with gold paint. The curved tripod base ends in paw feet. This is the perfect whimsical antique for a corner or the center of a room. Be sure to view the detailed images.

  • French Vintage Petite Crucifix

    $450.00

    10.25"H x 5"W x 3.25"D

    Dimensions: 10-¼”H x 5”W x 3-¼”D

    A wonderful petite brass crucifix from France, circa 1910. It has gained a great patina over years. Stylized flames decorate the cross ends and a palm motif adornes the base. Perfect for a desk or personal altar. See the detailed images for a closer look.

  • Antique Walnut & Oak Church Railing

    $2,200.00

    52"H x 147"W x 11.75"D

    Dimensions: 52”H x 147”W x 11-¾”D

    This stunning antique architectural piece is a conversation starter in any space! Originally it would have served as an altar rail at the front of a church. It is beautifully carved with three fleur de lis forms, one on each end and one designating a separate space offset from the center. A slanted shelf measuring 8-½”deep is divided into four large sections and one noticeably smaller section. The oak and walnut have gained a warm patina over the years, accentuating the stellar craftsmanship of the woodwork. All sides are finished, make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • Framed Painting of St. Francis of Assisi

    $2,200.00

    43"H x 43"W x 1.50"D

    Dimensions: 43”H x 43”W x 1-½”D

    A beautiful depiction of St. Francis of Assisi kneeling before a vision of a crucified Jesus Christ. A slim wood frame supports the oil on canvas painting. A fine patina covers the whole giving it a great antique look. The scene of St. Francis is painted within an intricate crest–like border. You can see another monk prayinging in the same scene. In the distance a white church is illuminated by the glow of a fading sun. Make sure to view the detailed images.

  • French 18th Century Double Sided Lectern

    $8,495.00

    89"H x 35"W x 35"D

    Dimensions: 89”H x 35”W x 35”D

    A stunning 18th century iron lectern from France. This would have been used on the altar to display a large bible during mass for the priest to read from. This is an instant conversation starter in any space because of its great height at over seven feet tall and beautiful details! Topped with a pointed cross, accented in gold and scrolling details, the display has the ability to turn 360 degrees. At each side is an adjustable candle holder in working condition. Gilt details from centuries past cling to the worn iron, adding to the exceptional patina. The scrolling base is ornamented with hammered acanthus leaves. A sturdy wooden tripodal base with thumbnail carving supports the lectern. Metal casters make this a movable piece; perfect to be placed in the center of a room to be enjoyed by all angles. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the antique details.

  • French Pair of 19th Century Altar Torches

    $2,995.00

    79.75"H x 8.75"W x 6.13"D

    Dimensions: 79-¾”H x 8-¾”W x 6-⅛”D

    This delightful pair of French 19th century altar torches are made from sturdy wood and metal. Raised gilt brass ornamentation of cherubs and the initials IHS, which stands for Jesus, grace the top of the torches. At one time these would have been lit by fire, today they have been rewired for the US using UL listed parts. Reeded column forms attach to the wooden post above a metal bracket that fix the torches to a wall for stability. The wooden post has a great red tone that contrasts nicely with the brass on top. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.

  • Early 19th Century Italian Altar

    $3,200.00

    28.63"H x 18.75"W x 5.75"D

    Dimensions: 28-⅝”H x 18-¾”W x 5-¾”D

    This early 19th century Italian altar is made of worn painted wood and worn fabric details. This is a highly decorative altar for the unknown Catholic saint carved in the center; designated by his upward pointing finger, wings, and attachment where a halo used to sit above his head. The doored cavity is framed by a painted carving of flowers and leaves and sits on a square base with painted details. This is an incredibly unique piece, make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look.

  • Italian Pair of 18th Century Religious Incense Torches

    $2,400.00

    60"H x 9"W x 9"D

    Dimensions: 60-3/4”H x 9”W x 9”D

    This is an incredibly unique pair of incense torches from Italy that have recently been fitted with new metal bases so they may stand-up alone. Made of painted metal and wood that’s been worn away with time and use, the distress gives it the perfect authentic antiquated look. The highly decorative top also includes metal shaped flowers and features a pierced design around the top. Although delicate, both torches unlatch to reveal where the incense was secured during use in a church or procession. C. 1800 or much earlier. The torches differ slightly in height, one is 60 ¾”H, the other 58 ⅝”H

  • French 19th Century Rush Seat Prie Dieu

    $650.00

    32.5"H x 16.25"W x 18.75"D

    Dimensions: 32-½”H x 16-¼”W x 18-¾”D

    This is a French 19th century rush seat prie dieu. It has a painted wood finish with turned wood spindles on the back and also a shelf. It has a shaped wood top where your arms would have rested for praying. A brass plaque rests on top with the name “Mme Fromentin” and partially covers the name “Mme DETOSSE” which is expertly carved into the wood. Oh if wood could talk, the stories this antique could tell!

  • English Early 18th Century Forged Iron Candelabra

    $3,200.00

    62.5"H x 29.5"W x 19"D

    Dimensions: 62-1/2″H x 29-1/2″W x 19″D

    A spectacular hand-forged iron candelabra, made in England circa 1700. The fixture will hold seven candles, arranged in a triangular fashion. Sourced from an English church, the antique fixture has an outspoken Gothic aura that brings the din of chanting monks to mind. A simply styled tripod base grounds the wonderfully tall candle holder.

  • French 19th Century Brass Altar Candlestick Lamp and Shade

    $1,200.00

    41.75"H x 23"W x 23"D

    Dimensions: 41-3/4″H x 23″Diameter

    An antique brass altar candlestick from 19th century France, that has been converted into an electrified lamp. This gorgeous fixture is heavily ornamented with decorative details on every surface. The lamp rests on three scrolled feet. The harp is crowned with a lovely antiqued brass finial. Includes custom white linen shade. Cleaned and wired for US.

  • Italian 18th Century Relic Stand of Carved Wood & Silver Plate

    $1,995.00

    20.5"H x 11.75"W x 6"D

    Dimensions: 20-1/2″H x 11-3/4″W x 6″D

    Italian relic stand from the 1700’s! Made of carved wood with detailed silver plate decorating the front side of this wonderful relic stand with Louis XVI influence, see detailed photos.

  • Italian 18th Century Pair of Relic Stands of Carved Wood & Silver Plate

    $5,500.00

    28"H x 11"W x 6.5"D

    Dimensions: 28″H x 11″W x 1″D(6-1/2″D w/stand)

    Italian pair of relic stands from the 1700’s! Made of carved wood with detailed silver plate decorating the front side of this wonderful pair of relic stands, see detailed photos.

  • Pair of European 19th Century Brass Candlesticks with Paw Feet

    $1,200.00

    42.5"H x 12.25"W x 12.25"D

    Dimensions: 42-1/2″H x 12-1/4″W x 12-1/4″D

    A stunning pair of sculptural brass candlesticks of large size! Tripod bases end with three paw feet. 1870’s

  • Italian 19th Century Carved Gold Gilt 5-Light Candelabra

    $1,895.00

    27.375"H x 22.375"W x 7"D

    Dimensions: 27-3/8″H x 22-3/8″W x 7″D

    A stunning five arm candlestick from a church altar is hand carved and gold gilt, 1880’s

    Available on backorder

  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Gold Gilt Candelabra

    $2,100.00

    11.75"H x 26"W x 3.625"D

    Dimensions: 11-3/4″H x 26″W x 3-5/8″D

    Italian carved gold gilt pair of candelabra from a church alter, each holding 5 pillar candles.

    Available on backorder

  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Silver and Gold Gilt Candelabra

    $3,850.00

    20.5"H x 21.5"W x 5.25"D

    Dimensions: 20-1/2″H x 21 1/2″W x 5-1/4″D

    Italian stunning pair of candelabra with elegant movement and symmetry, all carved, silver gilt with a touch of gold gilt from a church altar, each holding 3 pillar candles.

  • Pair of French 19th Century Turned Wood Candlesticks

    $1,200.00

    26.75"H x 8.75"W x 8"D

    Dimensions: 26-3/4″H x 8-3/4″W x 8″D

    Wonderful pair of sculptural fruit wood turned candlesticks on tripod bases. Stunning color and patina with zinc candle spikes. 1880

    Available on backorder

We have a large selection of catholic religious antiques coming from cathedrals and churches across Europe. Many smaller churches and cathedrals have closed over the years and are selling items to the everyday admirer. In our inventory you’ll find religious crests, church lanterns and torches, framed religious robes, iron grilles, forged iron candelabra, altar candlesticks, fire gilt crucifixes, gilt-wood candelabra, prie dieu, duet music stands and lecterns. Altar mirrors, oil painting depicting catholic biblical scenes like the mystery of the rosary, madona and child ….
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