Order of the Jerusalem Patriarchate

Order

Materials:

Silver and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 4 in x W 2.5 in

Accession Number:

174.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Silver order in shape of Latin cross with green enameled palm branches on either side and topped by a crown pendant. On front in center is small blue enameled circle in which is painted Christ Pantocrator; above Christ inscription in Greek "By this conquer;" below in Greek "Jerusalem is the Mother of Churches." On reverse is inscription in French "Jerusalem Mere Des Eglises" around enameled circle in which is painted Christ's Nativity. On arms of cross is inscription in Greek that translates to "By this conquer 312." Cross is hinged and can be opened. Silver chain attached.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark inside cross: modele deposee +; R D 708001