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Great Britain, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
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Great Britain, The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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
Grand Cross Collar, in 18 carat gold and white enamel, by John James Edington, 1826-27, the collar formed of 26 elements comprising 8 enamelled Maltese Crosses, 4 ‘SG’ and 4 ‘SM’ monograms, 6 crowned lions passant guardant and 4 lions of St Mark (these each holding Gospel and a sheaf of seven arrows, placed vis-à-vis and hinged to form the centres of the collar), all joined by rectangular chain links and the front central lions of St Mark surmounted by a gold crown and fitted with a gold carrier ring for the collar badge opened with a knurled thumb nut, weight 500g all in, light overall wear, extremely fine condition         
overall length approximately 1.4 metres
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Catalogue Note

Made for H.R.H. Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge as the new Grand Master’s Collar; see also lot 21.

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

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London