Superb and rare large antique french rosary, from early XXTHc. Art Nouveau, signed with the monograms AS, made of sterling silver and carnelian, french silver hallmarks are present on the cross and the center.
Composed with: 6 Pater medals with portrait of Jesus and Mary, 53 faceted beads in total, all caped, a center ornate with acanthus leave, attribuated on the reverse side : monogram J C and its cross crucifix adorned with portraits of Jesus, Mary, angel and communion scene at the ends of the cross. Condition: It is in a very nice antique condition, see photos below. Please note that one ring of a little medallion was replaced by a little hole. Total length is 24 / 61 cm long. The necklace portion measures 32 1/4 / 82 cm.
Cross: 2 1/16" x 1 1/4" / 52 mm x 31 mm. Diameter of the beads: 5/16. Feel free to ask, I answer with pleasure any questions or provide additionnal information. The item "Rare Large antique French Rosary all caped Sterling Silver & carnelian beads" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Rosaries".
The seller is "providence-64" and is located in Toulouse. This item can be shipped worldwide.