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BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

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BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

Made by: Eduard

Currently in storage


About this object

Fourth class, no ribbon, with swords, for expedition in Mongolia, May 1905, awarded to donor. Gold cross pattée with crossed swords beneath central medallion. Ermine mantle bearing CB for St. Vladimir on black ground. Reverse date of founding 22 September 1782 in gold on black ground.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
BADGE OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR
Made from:
Gold -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1906-1917
Size:
3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.40
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK on loop: illegible, on back of sword hilt: kokoshnik; beneath enamel reverse upper arm: initials, VD in Cyrillic lower arm Eduard in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973