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BADGE OF THE ORDER OF THE WHITE EAGLE

Made by: Julius Keibel

Currently in storage


About this object

Gold and black enameled imperial eagle with gold heads and talons topped by a red, white and blue enameled gold imperial crown. Eagle is suspended from a good royal blue enameled ribbon, on the Russian eagle's breast is a gold white edged red enameled ball tipped maltese cross with rays and flames erupting between the arms of the cross. Centered on the cross is a crowned gold and white enameled Polish eagle. In the center of the reverse is a gold and white enameled edged red cross with gold flames between the arms with an oval medallion bearing the letter M in gold. Section of original dark blue ribbon badge is suspended from it.

Object name:
BADGE OF THE ORDER OF THE WHITE EAGLE
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- silk moiré ribbon
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1862-1882
Size:
9.1 × 6 cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.13
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK IK for Julius Keibel on supporting band behind imperial crown, crossed anchors, 56, imperial eagle IK on reverse of left talon, crossed anchors, 56 on reverse of right talon
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973