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The Turkish Order of Nishani-shefkat
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The Turkish Order of Nishani-shefkat

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The Turkish Order of Nishani-shefkat
the gold badge in red and green enamels with old-brilliant-cut diamond rays and rose-cut diamond and enamel cluster leaves, with accompanying miniature in rose-cut diamonds and enamels, circa 1900.
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This Order was founded by Sultan Abdul-Hamid II in 1878 as an award to females, both Turkish and foreign. It was awarded for acts of charity but was also frequently given to favourites of the Sultan's harem.
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The crescent and star loop on the order and the miniature are not in the usual position.
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