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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
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