ORDER OF THE LEGION OF HONOR
Grand Cross star from July Monarchy Period, attributed to General Flahaut de la Billarderie. Silver modeled into diamond points, silver-gilt and enamel.
Swan hallmark. Averse on center marked « G. YRABURO » (rubbed off) and engraved later « Gal COMTE FLAHAUT de la BILLARDERIE. 1838 »
Height: 5,4 cm (2 in.).
F. Missing attachment loop, chip on caption’s “T” of “ET”.
Grand Cross from Legion of Honor in 1838, Charles Flahaut de la Billarderie, became Grand Chancellor of the Order after 1864.
« Le beau Flahaut », biological son of Talleyrand, was the lover of Queen Hortense and father of Duke of Morny, half-brother of Emperor Napoleon III.
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- Expertissim Reference: 2013060087