Order of the Saint-Esprit, collar and badge in gold and enamels, circa 1824, the collar by Ouizille et Lemoine, Paris and composed of 29 red-flamed links in the form of fleurs-de-lis (15), triple-crowned “H” with cornucopiae (8) and trophies of arms (6), with marked gold clasp; the base of the central lis with two loops from which is suspended, on a chain of 17 small ribbed gold links, the Restoration period gold and enamel badge with integral ring-mount and ribbed carrier for suspension, length of collar 160cm, width of badge 64.5mm, one lis link with considerable losses to the red enamel and six other lis links with minor enamel damage, remaining links generally with minimal evidence of wear although the badge having lost the green enamel from lower arm of reverse
Worn by Louis-Philippe (1773-1850), duc d’Orléans and future King Louis-Philippe I, at the Coronation of his cousin Charles X at Reims, 29 May 1825.
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