This is an exquisite, large antique, religious, royal Santos Crown with exquisite filigree metal, set with sparkling, multi colored, paste stones. Of French origin, brought to the States years ago and in minty condition.
This is a King's or royal crown. Meant to adorn a life size statue of Jesus Christ.
Exquisite, and intricate construction. This piece is in above excellent components. Hard to describe how lovely this is.
1. The bottom band is edged with crystal stones.
2. Arching panels swoop up, out and in to a center top medallion. Each panel is set with faceted stones in a variety of colors and, a center cabochon.
3. Between each panel is an arched medallion set with red cabochons.
4. At the very top is a filigree orb to represent the world.
5. This is caped with a gilt brass crucifix, the front of which is set with a ruby red stone.
6. Inside the bottom is a fixed band with a long, 1-1/4 inch, slender rod that would have attached to the Santos Statue of Jesus Christ.
The bottom band is 3-1/4 inches in diameter. Height of the crown is approximately 6 inches.
In near mint condition. Stones are riveted to the metal and are prong set.
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