Alexander Lyceum Jubilee Badge

Badge

Date:

1911

Materials:

Silver, Silver gilt and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 2.375 in x W 1.5 in x D 0.3125 in

Accession Number:

625.2.84

Credit Line:

Gift. Sakhnovskii, Nikolai Ivanovich. 1984-07

Description

Silver and silver gilt badge. Cyphers of Alexander I and Nicholas II over red quilloche enamel background inside laurel and oak branch wreath with alternating silver and gilt silver leaves. Wreath is surmounted by a crown. Bewlos cyphers is lyre topped by an owl and flanked by banner with years 1811and 1911. The badge was instituted in 1911 on the occasion of the centennial of the Alexander Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo (Императорский Александровский Лицей в Царском Селе).