A 12-Star Resplendor
Also known as the "Doce Estrellas"
Late 18th / Early 19th Century
The simplest form of the Resplendor (the radiance or resplendence that surrounds the head of images of the Virgin), this halo of twelve stars is set in a simple silver nimbus. Came from an image of the Madonna. Mounted on a wrought iron stand.
Measures: 11 1/2"diam
Seen in an antique shop in Rancho Sta. Fe.