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Sweden. Royal Order Of Vasa. Solid 18 K Gold. Commander’s Cross. Circa 1900 For Sale

Sweden. Royal Order Of Vasa.  Solid 18 K Gold. Commander’s Cross. Circa 1900

Royal Order of Vasa Made of Solid 18 K Gold. Commander’s Cross. Made in Sweden Circa 1900

This beautiful piece is the Royal Order of Vasa, Commander’s Cross. It is a Swedish Royal order of chivalry awarded to citizens for service to state and society especially in the fields of agriculture, mining and commerce. The one we can see in these images, in perfect condition, is made of solid 18-carat gold with parts enameled in white and dark red. We can see the hallmarks at the edge of one of the cross’s arms. The piece comes with the ribbon of the order, an original green silk ribbon. It dates from the early 20th century, having been made before 1912. It is a real jewel whose beauty can only be compared to its historic interest. The Royal Order of Vasa has five classes, one of which is the cross we can see in these images. It has a central oval medal with a sheaf of stalks tied with a gold ribbon. This motive is surrounded by an oval frame with the inscription GUSTAF DEN III INST MDCCLXXII. This indicates that the order was instituted on 29 May 1772 by King Gustav III of Sweden, the date when he was crowned. From the central oval emerge four symmetrical arms that make up a cross. The arms are made of white-enameled gold. Over the cross we can see the Royal Crown and there are four smaller crowns between the arms. The Order comes into its original case, outside covered by red felt and inside lined with white silk and red velvet. Inside the lid we can see the name of the jewelers with the Royal Crown over it. The whole inscription is printed in golden lettering. This prestigious Order’s beauty and ancient age will turn it into the best collection’s starring piece. Measurements: Width: 54 mm. Height: 80 mm.

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