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Badge of the Order of Saint Andrew

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room

About this object

Badge in shape of Russian double headed eagle topped by the cleft crown. Entire surface is covered with diamonds. Between the two small crowns on the eagle's heads is a single large diamond. Superimposed is the X shaped cross of St. Andrew in blue enamel, with the almost nude figure of the saint in natural flesh tones. Four letters in gold, SAPR, appear at ends of the four arms of the cross. On back is a loop in gold.

Object name:
Badge of the Order of Saint Andrew
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- rubies -- silver
Made in:
Date made:
19th c.
overall __3.94 IN __2.60 IN
overall __10.00 CM __6.62 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
SCRATCH __on back of arm of cross: 32079
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973