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STAR OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

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Currently in storage


About this object

First or second class. An eight-pointed silver star with horizontal/vertical points in silver and diagonal points in silver gilt. Crossed silver-gilt or gold swords pass beneath the central medallion, the obverse black enamel with a raised gold cross pattée with CPKB (P is cracked) between arms, surrounded by a red enameled band with the inscription “Usefulness, Honor, and Glory” in Cyrillic.

Object name:
STAR OF ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR
Made from:
Silver --silver gilt --gold --enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.31
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on back: 84, crossed anchors, NP; Usefulness, Honor and Glory (in Cyrillic-N is missing)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973