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Item: G44405

Prussia, Kingdom. A House Order of Hohenzollern, Commander’s Cross with Swords, c.1914

Sale Date: September 27, 2019 Hammer Price

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Prussia, Kingdom. A House Order of Hohenzollern, Commander’s Cross with Swords, c.1914

(Königlicher Hausorden von Hohenzollern, Kreuz der Großkomtur mit Schwertern). Instituted 16 January 1851 by King Friedrich Wilhelm IV. (1864-1918 issue). Constructed of gilded silver with multi-coloured enamels, consisting of a Cross Pattée with white enameled arms highlighted with black borders, with a green enameled laurel and oak leaf wreath through the quadrants and crossed swords piercing the centre, the obverse with a central white enameled medallion bearing a hand-painted Hohenzollern imperial eagle, within a ring of blue enamel bearing a gilt inscription of “VOM FELS ZUM MEER” (“FROM THE CLIFFS TO THE SEA”) with laurel branches, the reverse with a central white enameled medallion bearing a gilt monogram of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, within a ring a blue enamel bearing a gilt institution date of “DEN 18. JANUAR 1851” with laurel and oak leaf branches, the twelve o’clock arm with a hollow gilt crown suspension with a reverse loop accommodating a period original length of shortened neck ribbon, unmarked, measuring 50.28 mm (w) x 81.28 mm (h) (inclusive of crown suspension), weighing 38.6 grams, some flecking of enamels evident, in overall extremely fine condition.
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