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STAR OF ORDER OF SAINT ANDREW

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Imperial double headed eagle and cross of St. Andrew are in black, red and blue, affixed to a matte gold ground. Inscription "Za veru i vernost'' ("For faith and loyalty) with a crown of laurel leaves in tiny diamonds are set in silver against a blue enamel ground. Rays of star are diamonds set in silver. The back of the order is in red gold.

Object name:
STAR OF ORDER OF SAINT ANDREW
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- silver -- diamonds
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.2
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION "Za veru i vernost'' in Cyrillic (For faith and loyalty) [On front]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973