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BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. ANNA

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

First class. A gold cross with red glass arms between which are gold scrollwork studded with paste(?) jewels. The center obverse shows a portrait of St. Anna in color on enamel. The reverse shows the cipher of the motto A.J.P.F. entwined in blue on white ground, topped with a painted gold imperial crown. The order is suspended from a gold brooch-type hanger that is engraved (possibly a later addition). It hangs from a St. Anna ribbon, red edged with yellow.

Object name:
BADGE OF THE ORDER OF ST. ANNA
Made from:
Gold -- glass -- paste -- enamel -- silk moiré ribbon
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
Late 18th c.-Early 19th c.
Size:
H. 2 11/16 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.43
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK on hanger: crossed anchors; on loop: French owl (gold) and illegible French mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973