This lovely, French , religious medal or charm celebrates St Philip the apostle. It is hallmarked for 800-900 silver quality. It is signed Karo which dates it to the Art Deco period.
It measures ¾” (1.8cms) in diameter and weighs 3.2 grams. At the top is a ring which bears the crab hallmark for 800-900 silver.
The raised image of St Philip shows him declaiming or preaching. He has strong features and the folds of his garment are exquisitely sculpted. In the background is a cross. Around the edge is a band engraved with ‘Sancte Philippe OPN (Pray for us).
The reverse has been left blank for an engraving.
This charming medal is in fine vintage condition. It will arrive in a gift box.
French Silver St Philip Medal - Karo