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BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

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BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Silver cross has outward flaring arms and there are crossed swords between the arms, indicating it was awarded for valor on the field of battle. Arms are enameled in a reddish color, outlined in black enamel. On front is a medallion enameled with an ermine canopy and Cyrillic letters for initials of the saint. On back is matching medallion with inscription in gold on a black enameled background. First or second class badge.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR
Made from:
Silver -- enamel -- silk moiré ribbon
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
H. 2 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.28
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION on back: 22 Septembre 1782
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973