Order of the Jerusalem Patriarchate

Order

Materials:

Brass and Enamel

Dimensions:

W 1.875 in x H 4.625 in x D 0.375 in

Accession Number:

22.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-05-29

Description

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. Attached to scarlet ribbon.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark inside cross: modele deposee +; R D 708001