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Russia, Order of the White Eagle, set of insignia
 
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
61
Russia, Order of the White Eagle, set of insignia
 
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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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Russia, Order of the White Eagle, set of insignia
 
by Julius Keibel, St Petersburg, from the full set of Russian Imperial insignia bestowed upon George, Duke of Cambridge in 1874, comprising sash badge, in gold and enamels, in the form of a black-enamelled Imperial eagle with applied white-enamelled Polish eagle, Imperial crown suspension with blue ribbons, and breast star, entirely in silver-gilt, the motto of the Order PRO FIDE ET LEGE (For Faith, King and Law) on a blue enamelled background, the centre with red and white enamelled cross, reverse with Keibel marks, with length of sash ribbon, badge with minor losses to the blue enamel of the ribbons, good very fine condition, star extremely fine (lot)    

 

 


sash badge: height 89mm, width 61mm, breast star: width 88mm
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Catalogue Note

The Order of the White Eagle was originally the premier Order of Poland. Traditionally founded by Ladislaus I in 1325, it was revived in 1705 by Augustus II and was incorporated into the Imperial Russian honours system in 1831.

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

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London