Lot 87
  • 87

FRANCE, ORDER OF THE SAINT-ESPRIT, CIRCA 1820

Estimate
800 - 1,200 CHF
Sold
40,000 CHF
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Description

The skeletal base for a large gold-backed breast star of the Order, formerly set with diamonds but now retaining only the Dove’s beak and eyes, circa 1820, pierced at the eight points for attachment to a garment with thread, height and width 113mm, very fine condition, in a relatively plain fitted case inscribed ‘No. 3’ on lid.
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