Order of Charity (Sefkat Nishani)

SKU: 
2390
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TURKEY

3rd Class Badge, Instituted in 1878, to be awarded upon ladies for exceptional merit in the help and care of wounded and victims of accidents and catastrophes, generally awarded also as a diplomatic reward to high ranking, foreign ladies. Breast Badge, 88x60 mm, GOLD and Diamonds, red enamel; centre medallion with the Sultan's Tughra also in gold and green enamel, the cartouches with the words "Charity‚ Devotion‚ Assistance"‚ in gold, Arabic lettering, separately
mounted rays in gold, set with brilliants, green enamelled laurel wreath, also set with brilliants, smooth reverse with fivepointed
star within laurel wreath, red enamelled Crescent and Star suspension and grooved ribbon ring, original, ladies‚ ribbonbow,
in the original, dark red velvet covered case of issue, with gilt laurel wreath and star applied to the lid. A rare insignia, extremely fine condition and of superb manufacture!

Low estimate: 
6000.00 EUR
high estimate: 
12000.00EUR
Shop ID: 
2390/46