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These are some of my favorite Lion and Sun order medals that are in the Spada Collection on exhibit in the Legion of Honor museum in Paris France. They are early 19th century examples loaded with jewe

Two more from the Spada collection on exhibit in the Legion of Honor Museum, Paris France. Beautiful workmanship and very rare! The second medal down borrows a lot of elements from the Turkish order m

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Wow what an incredible collection the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has! The collection covers quite a range of makers. First time I have seen some of the styles of Lion and Sun. Nick & Mitya, thanks so much for sharing this collection!

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Wow what an incredible collection the Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has! The collection covers quite a range of makers. First time I have seen some of the styles of Lion and Sun. Nick & Mitya, thanks so much for sharing this collection!

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Glad you liked them! :cheers:

Mitya really worked pretty hard with his scanner and camera.

He is our heraldic angel ;)

P.S. The lion from posts # 570 and #571 is really something!

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A most curious piece of artwork attributed to a patient suffering from LSD syndrome ( Lion Sun Disorder). The typical LSD inflicted patient can not concentrate on everyday matters and has an abnormal fixation on the Persian Lion and Sun order. Generally the patient can be calmed down and put in a less agitated state by showing the patient flash cards of Lion and Sun medals. Unfortunately at this point in time there is not a cure for the LSD syndrome.

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A most curious piece of artwork attributed to a patient suffering from LSD syndrome ( Lion Sun Disorder). The typical LSD inflicted patient can not concentrate on everyday matters and has an abnormal fixation on the Persian Lion and Sun order. Generally the patient can be calmed down and put in a less agitated state by showing the patient flash cards of Lion and Sun medals. Unfortunately at this point in time there is not a cure for the LSD syndrome.

Boullanger lions sunset or sunrise? :lol:

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