Great George of the Order of the Garter; enamelled gold St George on horseback about to slay the dragon with a sword; set with forty-four diamonds.

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1980,0201.2

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Great George of the Order of the Garter; enamelled gold St George on horseback about to slay the dragon with a sword; set with forty-four diamonds.

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  • COMPASS Image Caption: The Collar and 'Great George'

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  • COMPASS Image Caption: Garter buckle

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  • Great George of the Order of the Garter; enamelled gold St George on horseback about to slay the dragon with a sword; set with forty-four diamonds.

    Full: Front

  • Great George of the Order of the Garter; enamelled gold St George on horseback about to slay the dragon with a sword; set with forty-four diamonds.

    Full: Back

  • Garter of the Order of the Garter; dark blue velvet with motto formed of applied gold letters enamelled in red and white; gold buckle and tongue enamelled white with green and white pattern on the sides and green enamel on the reverse (damaged). The buckle set with seventeen diamonds, the tongue with eleven. The attachment holes formed of gold rosettes enamelled red and white.  The whole bordered with gold chain and edged with silver thread formed of wound silver strip; in the spaces, small rosettes made of coiled silver wire.

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