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STAR OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY

Made by: Unknown

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About this object

Central white enamel medallion bearing the Latin initials S.A. in diamond studded gold. Surrounding this is a red enameled band with a motto in diamond studded white gold. Red enameling is topped by an imperial crown in diamonds with a small diamond studded maltese gold cross. Star has eight groups of rays set with diamonds in white gold.

Object name:
STAR OF THE ORDER OF SAINT ALEXANDER NEVSKY
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- diamonds -- silver
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.7
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK ACVANJO 82 [stamp on clasp] INSCRIPTION S.A. / Za Trudy i Otechestvo (For Labor and Fatherland) [On front] SCRATCHED NUMBERS 2588 [On circular back] 117 L S [On supporting arm]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973