The Order of St. Olav is awarded by the King of Norway for outstanding service on behalf of the country. It is the highest civilian honor Norway confers. Available in the July Auction, presented by Eldred’s, is an Order of St. Olav medal from the late 19th or early 20th century. This piece is made of 18-karat gold and comes in its original case. Embellishments on the medal include five gold and crowned letter “O”s for King Oscar I, who was the first king to award this order.
The July Auction features watches, jewelry, and furniture, among other lot categories. Watch collectors can consider the Patek Philippe Calatrava wristwatch. This watch has a black crocodile band and a Patek Philippe gold buckle. Jewelry collectors will find a monkey brooch by New York jeweler David Webb. The monkey has ruby cabochon eyes and wears both a diamond necklace and two 18-karat gold earrings. Interested bidders can register on the auction house’s Eldred’s website.
Lot Categories:Asian Works Of Art, Decorative Art, Fine Art, Furniture (399)
# of Lots:399
Price Range:$50 - $12,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Patek Philippe 18kt Gold "Calatrava" Man’s Wrist Watch|| Estimate: |
|David Webb Monkey Brooch|| Estimate: |
|Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 18kt Gold Man's Wrist Watch Circa 1990s-2000s|| Estimate: |
|Bowfront Chest of Drawers Early 19th Century|| Estimate: |
|Norwegian Grand Cross for the Order of ST. Olav Medal Set Late 19th/Early 20th Century|| Estimate: |