Lot 257. Würzburg: large Wurzburg of St.-Josephs-Orden, knight's cross, Duke.

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:07.10.2017   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 257Würzburg: large Wurzburg of St.-Josephs-Orden, knight's cross, Duke.
Gold, partially enamelled, multiple parts, a rear arm with surface chip, a bullet-tip repaired, old, openwork crown suspension, with a barrel-shaped hinge, the open crown of spreading, with polished edges, later in the piece. KB4 p. 108ff; OEK21 3119; 58 x 40 mm, and 19.2 g. quality full knight's cross from the workshop of the Frenchman Guillaume Biennais, which is indicated by the typical barrel-shaped crown hinge, which has been processed by Biennais around 1800. The order was limited to 60 living bearers of the knight's decoration. Very rare.
Condition: II

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