Antique Art Nouveau Mother Mary Medal
This antique French Virgin Mary medal is truly a masterpiece. This Art Nouveau hallmarked silver medallion depicts The Blessed Mother in a moment of prayer. She is graced with an abundance of spiritual adornments including a magnificent halo, intricate veil and rosary beads. Behind her is a lily motif symbolic of purity and devotion. On the reverse side are carefully engraved initials AM (Ave Maria).
The medal measures .75" W x .95"L (including the loop and bail).
weight - 3.75 grams
Punchmarked on the loop for silver purity.
Floats from a new 19" sterling silver chain.
Circa early 1900s