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BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. GEORGE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Third class. A gilt metal cross pattée with white enameled arms, the obverse with a depiction of St. George slaying the serpent on a pink ground. The reverse of the central medallion features white enamel with a black monogram. SG (in Cyrillic) for St. George. The badge is attached to an orange ribbon with three black stripes (Romanov colors).

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. GEORGE
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- silk ribbon
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
Before 1830
Size:
H. 1 1/2 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.19
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM two possible marks on suspension loop, very small SG
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973