Lot 3074

The Most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao - an order set of the 1st Class

Orders and International Military Collectibles | A79m | Live auction | 901 Lots

Hammer price € 14,000

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Description

The neck decoration fashioned in yellow and red gold with enamel, in the centre portrait of the order's founder King Chulalongkorn of Siam with surrounding gold motto in Thai (tr.) "We shall let our family prosper"), underneath it eight star rays enamelled in pale pink on a red-gold aureola and in a yellow-gold lotus wreath enamelled in green. The reverse medallion with depiction of the three-headed elephant Erawan. The rigid, partly enamelled clasp in the shape of the Siamese crown and the suspension ring also made of gold. Height (without the ring) 84 mm, diameter 50 mm, weight 41.59 g.

The Breast Star to the 1st Class in Silver and Gold, the silver star rays facetted, the riveted gold rays arranged in a starburst. The medallion enamelled in light blue and pale pink with surrounding motto in Thai and gold appliqué with rhinestones. The reverse medallion cover and the curved vertical pin equally made of gold. Diameter 82 mm, weight 89.63 g.

Rare set of the house order established in 1873 by King Chulalongkron (Rama V) on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Chakri dynasty and which is still being awarded today.

Condition: I -

General Information

Our auction "Orders and International Military Collectibles" includes 902 lots. The auction starts on Thursday, 23th May, 2019 at 10:00 am. Pre-sale viewing: 15th - 19th, May, 2019 from 2pm - 6pm.