Star of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called

Order

Date:

2008-02-28

Materials:

Silver, Enamel, Silver gilt and Gems

Dimensions:

W 3.125 in x H 3.125 in

Accession Number:

1.2.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

Eight-pointed star, St. Andrew cross with crucified St. Andrew; SAPR on arms of cross; inscription along central medallion: За вѣру и вѣрность ("For faith and fidelity"). Rays of star are set with white gems. Awared to Metropolitan Laurus on Feb. 28, 2008 at the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent in Moscow

History Note

Awared to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) on Feb. 28, 2008 at the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent in Moscow

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: M, kokoshnik facing right, 925; ЕМДД in rectangle.