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STAR OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY

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STAR OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Central white enamel medallion bearing the Latin initials S.A. in diamond studded gold. Surrounding this is a red enameled band with a motto in diamond studded white gold. Red enameling is topped by an imperial crown in diamonds with a small diamond studded maltese gold cross. Star has eight groups of rays set with diamonds in white gold.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
STAR OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- silver
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.7
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK Za Trudy i Otechestvo (For Labor and Fatherland): two scratch marks 2588 _ on circular back, on supporting arm, ACVANJO 82 stamp on clasp; on supporting arm 117 L S
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973