They represent the chorus of St.Januarius’ relatives who are waiting for the miracle of Neapolitan Patron: the melting blood.
This work was realized in 2011 by Lello Esposito who donated it to Museum of the Treasure of St. Januarius in order to be a container for the offerings of an educational project.
The queen Maria Theresa of Austria was reserved and austere. She was the daughter of Carlo d’Asburgo-Teschen and Enrichetta of Nassau Weilburg but the wife of Ferdinando II of Bourbon.
Gold, coral and malachite wisely made by Ascione family from Torre del Greco, providers of Savoy and holder of royal patent.
The monstrance in gold silver donated by Joachim Murat is one of the most precious gift of our Museum. It was donated in 1808.