RARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass StonesRARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass Stones

This sumptuous yet demure crown would have once graced a statue of the Christ Child. It originates from Italy and dates towards 1880.

This is a heavy and finely made example which would have come from a metal atelier workshop. It has all the detailing of it's larger counterparts. The lower band is encrusted with six bezel set stones (red and blue) which each attach with a brad (typical Italian mount). There is a raised pattern of dots and curved rectangles in between the stones. The band supports large and small standing fleur de lis. Each flower is joined by a curved festoon swag. There is a wide crossbar at the inside center which would have been used to mount the crown on the statue.

It measures 1 3/4" in diameter at the base and 1 1/4" tall. It is in very good antique condition (it could be polished brighter but we decided to leave this to the final owner).

This is a rare size and style in an Italian silver crown. The finely set large glass stones are very unusual. It would make a magnificent crown for an small, fine Christ Child statue as it was it's original purpose.

Item ID: C211

RARE Petite Silver Antique Nineteenth Century Italian Couronne with Large Glass Stones

$350 USD

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