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Badge in case

Badge in case
Title
Badge in case
Date 
1853-1930
Medium 
Badge: metal, enamel, textile; case: cardboard, paper, textile, leather
Dimensions 
badge: 2 9/16 x 1 9/16 in. ( 6.5 x 3.9 cm ) case: 4 x 2 1/2 x 1 in. ( 10.2 x 6.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Eight-pointed white enamel cross with laurel wreath, surmounted by a crown. The obverse is a gold head in profile, bordered in red. The reverse has a central medallion with a gold crown on a blue and white diaper-patterned ground, bordered in red. Order of the Bavarian Crown, Fourth Class. Max. Jos. Bojoariae Rex.
Object Number 
831
Marks 
typewritten: on label in case: ORDER OF THE BAVARIAN CROWN, FOURTH CLASS stamped: on obverse of badge: MAX. JOS. BOJOARIAE REX stamped: on reverse of badge: VIRTUS ET HONOS
Gallery Label 
The Order of the Crown of Bavaria was established by King Maximilian II in 1853.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group