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Sacred heart of Jesus shrine - shabby vintage chalkware by Pennsylvania Statuary Co.

Regular price $90.00

Chalkware scared heart of Jesus shrine made by the Pennsylvania Statuary Co. Bust of Jesus with candleholders in the front and an alcove in the back with a sliding metal cover holding 2 holy water bottles. Dates from the 1950s or earlier.

Inscription around the base reads: "I will bless every place where an image of my heart shall be exposed and venerated."

The Pennsylvania Statuary Co. was a well known maker of religious statuary located in Philadelphia. Read more here

Age is unknown, but it was owned by two generations of the same family. Chippy in places, with a 1/4" long nick in the neck.

SIZE 10.5"x 7.5"x 12" tall

CONDITION Authentically shabby. Gently cleaned with a dry paintbrush and damp microfiber cloth, but might benefit from further gentle cleaning. 

This is a vintage item. It has been used and loved and it has a history. Please examine photos carefully and ask questions, as we are unable to accept returns or exchanges.

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