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Art bronze Saint Nicholas

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Bronze sculpture, of Saint-Nicolas, in artisanal casting, made by the Luxembourg artist Roby Kieffer.
Dimensions: 15×7.5×3.5cm. Weight: 650g

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SKU 8834
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Since the 12th century, the former church of Saint-Nicolas has played an important role in the city of Luxembourg.
In 1778, the former Jesuit church (whose order was abolished in 1773) became a parish church, under the name of Saint-Nicolas-et-Sainte-Thérèse. This is why her statue still stands above the main door. It was not until the 19th century that the church was elevated to the status of a cathedral dedicated to Notre Dame.

One of the most popular legends about Saint Nicolas says that 3 little boys, lost in the night, asked a butcher to house them. As soon as they entered, the butcher rushed towards them to cut them up and put them in the salting tub. One day, the good Saint Nicolas came to the butcher and insisted on eating the little salty meat that was in his salting tub. Taken by fear, the butcher fled and Saint-Nicolas resuscitated the three children. This is how the Saint is venerated as the patron saint of children, but also of pupils, students, pilgrims, and travelers.

Additional information

Weight 0.650 kg
Dimensions 15 × 7.5 × 3.5 cm
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