Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (18 & 19 July 2018)

Date of Auction: 18th & 19th July 2018

Sold for £18,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, K.B., Knight of the Bath, a magnificent large gold Collar Badge, circa 1780, 62mm x 43mm excluding large oval suspension ring, extremely fine and extremely rare £4000-6000

Footnote

Provenance: From the collection of the late James C. Risk, C.V.O., and illustrated in his book The History of the Order of the Bath and its Insignia, Plate VI No 1.

Exhibited: ‘Gold: Power and Allure,’ The Goldsmiths’ Company, June-July 2012.