Ethiopia, Imperial Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Officers Grade breast badge with Rosette on ribbon, silver-gilt, unmarked but possibly by Mappin & Webb of London, circa 1940’s or earlier.

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Ethiopia, Imperial Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Officers Grade breast badge with Rosette on ribbon, silver-gilt, unmarked but possibly by Mappin & Webb of London, circa 1940’s or earlier.

Condition: Good Very Fine.

The Order of the Star of Ethiopia was founded by Emperor Menelik II in 1884-85 when he was Negus (King) of Shoa and prior to his becoming Emperor of Ethiopia in 1889, and is said to be based on an older award. It was awarded in five grades.