Lot 174. Prussia: noble lady pen to the Holy sepulchre, in the province of Brandenburg, the order of the characters, 1. Form, 1. Type.

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Auction date:07.10.2017   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 174Prussia: noble lady pen to the Holy sepulchre, in the province of Brandenburg, the order of the characters, 1. Form, 1. Type.
Gold, the enamelled arms of white, with the crowned cipher "FR" in Gold, partially rubbed, the square medallion blue enamel and the motto, "PAR GRACE", minimum Randläsur; lapel the white enameled cross arms are perforated with a prayer folded Pair of hands, the rectangular medallion with the Golden motto "POUR LA / CONSERVA / - TION / DE-LA-MAISON / ROYALE", the outbreak at the upper edge, the Eyelet. HP1 6.29.1; 43 x 44 mm, 13.4 g. of king Frederick II transformed the Protestant monastery in 1740, a noble lady pen and founded the order of characters at 10. October, 1740. In addition to the Abbess of the pen was also provided for 30 Members of the convent. In addition to the Abbess, the four oldest Members of the bear the cross of the sash, the rest of the 26 women on the neck. With the public policy of 8. October 1847, replaced king Friedrich Wilhelm IV. the cross, of the 1. by the 2. Form. Very rare badge of the 18th century. Century.
Condition: II

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