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STAR OF ORDER OF SAINT GEORGE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Four pointed gold star of first or second class. Each ray has light beading on the edge. Central medallion plain polished gold with script initials SG (Cyrillic)entwined. Surrounded by black enameled band within which at top is a small gold imperial crown and starting from the upper right an inscription.

Object name:
STAR OF ORDER OF SAINT GEORGE
Made from:
silver gilt --gold --enamel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.14
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MONOGRAM For Service and Bravery; SG in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973