19th Century French Gilt Jeweled Religious Crown with Red jewel from the mid 1800’s. This beautiful Virgin Mary or Madonna crown from France was no doubt donated to the church by wealthy benefactor as a tribute to the Queen of Heaven. Stunning large size, it graced the head of a nearly life-sized Madonna statue in a French church.
Beautiful gilded metal with stunning scrollwork, prong-set large ruby red jewel in the center with accents of glittering paste clear stones. Each surviving crown is a special part of French history, the band is adjustable.