FRANCE, A CUSTOM-MADE CASED SET OF SIX REDUCED-SIZE BREAST STARS
15,000 - 20,000 CHF
in silver, gold and enamels, by Mellerio-Meller, Rue Vivienne No. 20 ‘à la Couronne de Fer’, circa 1820-30, the Orders comprising: France, Order of the Saint-Esprit; Hungary, Order of St Stephan; Parma, Constantinian Order of St George; Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Order of St Januarius and also Order of St Ferdinand and of Merit; and Savoy, Order of the Annunziata (this in three colours of gold), all fitted with vertical brooch-pins for wearing, sizes approximately 45mm-52mm, St Stephan with losses to green enamel and Saint-Esprit lacking one eye and one star point (with two other points slightly bent) , good very fine to extremely fine, in a single gilt red morocco fitted case bearing Mellerio-Meller’s label on the base and with ‘No. 14’ written in ink on the lid.