Zoom Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch
Zoom Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch
Zoom Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch
Zoom Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch
Zoom Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch

Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch

US$295.00
Such a rare find! This darling French Mother Mary brooch is marked for silver on the C-clasp and signed by French medalist E. Dropsy (1848 – 1923). On the front is a lovely profile of Mother Mary with the engraving "mille fois nous vous felicitons" which translates from French to "a thousand times we congratulate you". On the reverse is an ornate depiction of the vision of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in honour of the Marian apparitions that are claimed to have occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France. The first of these is the apparition of 11 February 1858, when 14 year-old Bernadette Soubirous told her mother that a "lady" spoke to her in the cave of Massabielle while she was gathering firewood with her sister and a friend.

The patronage of Our Lady of Lourdes includes:
Lourdes, France, Quezon City, Tagaytay, Barangay Granada of Bacolod, Daegu, South Korea, Tennessee, Diocese of Lancaster, bodily ills, sick people, protection from diseases

The brooch measures one inch in diameter
weight - 7.70 grams

Antique French Mother Mary Silver Brooch

US$295.00
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