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STAR OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKY

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STAR OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKY

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Star has eight clusters of engraved silver rays. In center on a white enameled ground is the monogram of the saint (SA) topped with the imperial crown all in silver. Around this is the motto of the order on a red background of translucent enamel, separated at the bottom by an imperial crown and two laurel branches in green.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
STAR OF THE ORDER OF ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKY
Made from:
Enamel -- silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1904-1908
Size:
9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.8
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION twice: Keibel, Russian eagle for Imperial warrant, kokoshnik facing left, AR for assayer Aleksandr Romanov (1904-1908), 84, kokoshnik repeated on four points Za Trudy i otechestvo (For Labor and Fatherland)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973