Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Florian Baroque Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for more information.Feastday: May 4th
Original Karl Demetz Saint Florian Baroque Figurine Models protected by Law. Imitations legally prosecuted.
Portrayal and Imagery: Represented as a roman officer with a red coat, a flag and pouring water over a burning castle at his feet.
Patron Saint of Austria, Soap Boilers, Chimneysweepers and firefighters and is also invoked against fire, floods and drowning.
St. Florian was stationed in Noricum, which is now Austria, during the persecution of Diocletian as an officer of the Roman Army. He and a few others declared themselves to be Christian. After this, he was tortured and treated cruelly, set on fire and thrown into a river with a stone tied around his neck. A spiritual woman found his body and buried him.