Denmark: elephant order, breast star, in a case - Grand Duke Carl Ludwig Friedrich of Baden

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Auction date:25.03.2017   10:00
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Lot 124Denmark: elephant order, breast star, in a case - Grand Duke Carl Ludwig Friedrich of Baden
Denmark: elephant order, breast star, in a case - Grand Duke Carl Ludwig Friedrich of Baden.
Silver, the medallion in Gold, silver and enamel, very fine chased and matted, the medallion reason, multiple punctuated, high curved back side gilded, on pin, two side hooks in red leather case, golden embossed decorative edge, referred to also in gold letters ELEPHANTS STAR, the inner edge with gold embossing, turquoise Inlay, with the recess for the star, the sky is white with two lateral locking hooks, on the green ground, paper label with a religious denomination. The attached extract from the Register of the knights of the elephant order of 1846.
VPI1 S. 201, BURKE, S. 301ff 97 x 96 mm, 62,7 g.

Carl Ludwig Friedrich of Baden was at 8. June 1786 in Karlsruhe-born. After his father died in 1801, on the return voyage from Russia in the case of Arboga in Sweden, deadly, he was adopted by his grandfather, the Grand Duke Carl Friedrich, 1808, in a certain way for a coregent. His career in the military made him General of the Russian infantry, as well as the owner of the small-reußischen Grenadier-regiment. After the death of his grandfather, he took over at the 10. June, 1811, the business of government - on 9. In September of the same year he was decorated with the elephant order. He even donated on 26. December 1812 the order of the Zähringer lion. He dies on 8. December 1818 in Rastatt.
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