This 3 1/2″ tall pewter figurine is remarkably detailed! From the features on the saint’s face, and the folds of the garments to the accessories that tradition commonly associates with this saint. Last but not least the saint’s name is inscribed on the base of this sturdy little statue.
About St. Dennis . . . Bishop of Paris, and martyr. Born in Italy, nothing is definitely known of the time or place, or of his early life. While still very young he was distinguished for his virtuous life, knowledge of sacred things, and firm faith. He is usually represented with his head in his hands because, according to the legend, after his execution the corpse rose again and carried the head for some distance.