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Badge in case

Badge in case
Title
Badge in case
Date 
1868-1930
Medium 
Gold, enamel; case: leather, cardboard, textile
Dimensions 
badge: 1 3/4 x 1 5/16 in. ( 4.5 x 3.4 cm ) case: 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 9.5 x 6.4 x 7 cm )
Description 
Order of the crown, Italy. White enamel cross with gold double figure 8's in the interstices. The obverse consists of a central medallion with a gold crown on a blue ground. The reverse shows a black eagle on a gold ground.
Object Number 
880
Marks 
typewritten: on label in case: ITALY: ORDER OF THE CROWN, BADGE OF THE FIFTH CLASS stamped: on interior of case: FILLI BORANI DCO. GRAVANZOLA E CO. SUCCESSORI/VIA DEL CORSO 338/ROMA
Gallery Label 
The Order of the Crown of Italy was established by King Victor Emmanuel II in 1868. The order has five classes. It was no longer conferred after the death of King Umberto II in 1983.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group