The Imperial Austrian Order of the Iron Crown

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1st Class (Grand Cross) Set from ca. 1830. Sash Badge, 70x36 mm, in GOLD with most finely chiselled details, the double eagle’s breast and back, charged with the night-blue enameled shields with “F.” and “1815” in gold lettering, the crown of Lombardy, with enameled details, the upper, Austrian crown also finely chiseled and engraved, round link-ring and suspension ring with
white enameled “pearls”, with its original, full sash ribbon with bow/ rosette. Breast Star, 85 mm, of almost unique type with rounded rays with “frosted fields and polished borders, gold centre medallion with applied, enameled crown of Lombardy, sea blue enameled outer circlet with the Order’s motto “AVITA ET AUCTA” with chiseled lettering, two little stars and the finely chiselled motive of intertwined palm and oak branches through a laurel wreath (the same motive of the central link of the Order’s collar); the reverse, fitted with vertical pin.
A beautiful, extremely rare early set with an uniquely-made star, of an Italian Prince or Nobleman in the Kingdom of Sardinia, very similar to the early stars of the Order of St. Maurice and Lazarus. An extremely rare set, in superb condition. I RR!

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