This Art Deco, silver medal bears a most beautiful image of the Virgin Mary.. It carries the signature of the artist ‘ Charl’ which dates it to the 1930’s. It is marked with the French crab hallmark for 800-900 quality silver.
The medal measures 1¼”(3.1cms)across and weighs 8.8grams.
On the front is a skilfully sculpted and raised image of Mary. The detailing of features with Mary’s sorrowful expression is outstanding. Mary appears to be wearing a lace shawl. The image is given special emphasis as the central area is curved. On the left is the signature ‘Charl’. The medal is edged with a delicate , pierced filigree pattern.
It has a reinforced ring at the top which bears a maker’s mark and the French crab hallmark There is a bail to hold a chain. The back is plain for your own engraving.
This charming piece is very in fine condition. It will arrive in a gift box.
French Art Deco Silver Mary Medal - CHARL