Order of Charity (Sefkat Nishani)

SKU: 
2391
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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, 74x58 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. A rare badge, in extremely fine condition and of superb manufacture. I

Low estimate: 
6000.00 EUR
high estimate: 
12000.00EUR
Shop ID: 
WEL30