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Great Britain, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 GBP
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Great Britain, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 31,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Royal Orders and Medals from the collection of George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), King George III’s Grandson

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Great Britain, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
a Royal Grand Cross collar in gold and enamels (including fully-enamelled central crown with red caul), unmarked, circa 1820, formed of 20 elements comprising 6 white-enamelled Maltese Crosses, 3 ‘SG’ and 3 ‘SM’ monograms, 6 crowned lions passant guardant and 2 lions of St Mark (these each holding Gospel and a sheaf of seven arrows, placed vis-à-vis and hinged to form the centre of the collar), all joined by rectangular chain links, the two lions of St Mark surmounted by a gold crown with enamelled ermine band, jewels and red caul, articulated and fitted with a gold carrier ring opened and closed with a knurled thumb nut to accept the collar badge, weight 380g all in, minor enamel losses, good extremely fine     
overall length approximately 1.1m
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Royal Orders and Medals from the collection of George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), King George III’s Grandson

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London