Badge (Pendant) of the Orange Order with Case

Object Name: 
Badge (Pendant) of the Orange Order with Case

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Object Name: 
Badge (Pendant) of the Orange Order with Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.2.1
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 5.1 cm, L: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless lead glass enclosing a molded sulphide; enameled and gilded metal frame. Circular metal frame, surmounted by a crown with pendant ring, border of the frame formed as a garter, with pendant strap, inscribed "THE · FLORIOUS · MEMORY · 1688" on a dark blue enamel ground; holds a thin, convex glass disc which encloses a finely detailed representation of an equestrian statue, plinth inscribed "GVLIELMVS III", a rose, thistle and shamrock spray below. (b) Leather, wood (?) and cloth; metal hinges and hooks. Pointed oval, flat leather-covered, hinged case with fabric lining.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Phillips, Howard, Source
1976-01-15
Color: 
Inscription: 
GVLIELMVS III
Inscription
THE · FLORIOUS · MEMORY · 1688
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