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19th Cent. 1st Communion Medallion Hand Painted Limoges Enamel in 18 K. Gold Frame. XXR

19th Cent. 1st Communion Medallion Hand Painted Limoges Enamel in 18 K. Gold Frame. XXR

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Presented is a 19th Century large Medallion, of high rarity representing a First Communion scene It is a hand painted miniature on copper and enameled inserted in an 18 Carat Solid Gold frame.

It is made in Limoges France and may be considered unique.

The medallion was framed at a more recent date. The frame is 18 Carat Gold and has a weight alone of 2.30 grams of solid Gold.

Diameter is 47 mm without bail.

Total weight is 12.32 grams

Limoges enamel is a very fine type of enameling using a technique to paint the enamel on the metal surface. This was perfected in Limoges, France in the 15th century. Dark enamel was applied first with subsequent layers of translucent enamel allowing the dark to show through. Areas without enamel were generally gilded.

Pristine condition, excellent state and beautiful design. It is a rare item by the fineness of its work and the high relief enamel and bright colors.

May be worn immediately. It is a great First Communion gift.

The chain is included as a gift: it is a gold plated vintage chain – 55 cm

Pictures are an intrinsic part of the description. Please do not hesitate to ask any question.


This is a magnificent item that you will greatly enjoy or that would make a fantastic gift.

My selling principle is : " SATISFACTION OR REFUND " AND IT APPLIES 100 %.

I am ready to refund in totality any item sold by me if you are not fully satisfied with your purchase.


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