ENAMELLED GOLD GRAND CROSS BADGE OF THE ORDER OF THE WHITE EAGLE

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Composed of the crowned black enamel double-headed eagle with applied red and white enamel eight-pointed cross and a white enamel crowned eagle, suspended from a red enamel crown with blue ribbons, the black enamel reverse with a small red and white enamelled crossunmarked, circa 1900. Cf. Vaclav Mericka, Orden und Auszeichnungen, 166, ill. 39, Marvin C. Ross, The Art of Karl Faberge and his Contemporaries, 1964, p. 201 (ill.) and plate 65.