Our Medal Medal WAAG
A beautiful French antique religious medal made of sterling silver. Produced by Vachette, in the middle of the 19th century. This French silversmith is known to have designed the first "Miraculous medal".
The Catholic pendant features on the front, a raised portrait of Our Lady. Her profile is beautifully struck. Around the edge is the inscription "Voilà Notre Modèle" - "Here Is Our Model". At the base is the signature "Waag". On the reverse, the pendant depicts the image of an angel leading a small child. Around the edge is the inscription "Allons Au Ciel" - "Let Us Go to Heaven".
This 19th century medal was found with two other pendants produced by Vachette: