HESSE, ORDER OF THE GOLDEN LION |
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
Grand Cross set of insignia, star Cambridge No. 4, the set otherwise unsigned and unmarked, comprising cast openwork sash badge dated 1844, with obverse legend WILHELMUS II D.G. ELECTOR HASSIAE., reverse VIRTUTE ET FIDELITATE, and breast star, in pierced silver with gold and enamel centre, having a gold brooch-pin and backplate engraved with interlocked crowned GG monogram and ‘No. 4’, extremely fine (lot)
Awarded to George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, 18 December 1844.