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BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

First class. The gold cross pattée with red enameled arms outlined in black. The central obverse medallion with a red and white ermine mantle and the initials “CB” on a black enamel background. On the reverse is the founding date “22 September 1782” in Cyrillic in gold on black enameled ground. The sash is a silk moiré ribbon with three stripes–black, red, black—of equal size

Object name:
BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. VLADIMIR
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- silk moiré ribbon
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
H. 2 1/16 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.32
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK on back: crossed anchors, 56, third mark illegible
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973