La Galerie Numismatique Sarl
Auction 58  25 Feb 2024
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Lot 39

Starting price: 50 000 EUR
Price realized: 60 000 EUR
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Grand Cross Set with Diamonds. Sash Badge, 102x55 mm, gilt Silver, with white enameled
arms, red enameled gold center medallion framed within a thick border set with large size
diamonds, chiseled upper loop also set with brilliants, crown suspension in highly polished
gilt Silver, its obverse face, profusely set with old cut diamonds of different sizes, red
enameled inner cap, diamonds set suspension ring, with original, silk sash with Austrian
type bow and rosette. Breast Star, 90 mm, Silver, the rays richly set with brilliants, the
center in gilt silver with white enameled circlet and red enameled medallion, the whole
within a border set with diamonds, pierced reverse with concave counter medallion and
pin, in the original dark red velvet covered, case of issue with enameled, gilt Silver Royal
crown applied to the lid, rubyred, fi tted inner compartment and ivory silk cushion.
A very rare and luxurious set of this order, most probably of Austrian manufacture,
perfect condition.
Provenance: Prince Victor Napoleon (Paris, 1862 – Bruxelles, 1926), was son of Prince
Napoleon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte (1822–1891) and Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy
(1843–1911), had an important role in the monarchist attempt to let France's III Republic
fall, after the crisis determined at the death of President Félix Faure, the so-called "Affaire
Dreyfus" and the difficult social/economical situation after the Franco-Prussian war.

Estimate: 80000 - 120000 EUR
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