Lot 210

SECOND EMPIRE (1852-1870)
Dignitary silver GRAND CROSS PLATE of the Order of the Legion
d'Honneur of the manufacturer OUIZILLE LEMOINE / LEMOINE FILS rue duphot n° 7 Paris. (1850-1854).
Original octagonal case covered with black sorrow with the lid gilded with the coat of arms.silver cross with branches chiselled in diamond points pommetées and bordered with rays. Two-part center representing the eagle.
uncrowned imperial standing on a lightning bolt (head to the right) and surrounded by the inscription HONOUR AND PATRY. Plaque signed on the back by the jeweller of the Order of the Legion of Honour.
Hallmark: boar's head. (84.36 g) 92.88 mm
Perfect condition.