Австрийский Фельдмаршал Sándor Kontz, Военные Заслуги 2 ст
Awards and paintings belonging to Lieutenant Field Marshal Sándor Kontz
Order of Franz Joseph, Commander’s Cross, gilt bronze, the ring punched "V. MAYERS SÖHNE - IN WIEN". 17 further Austrian and Hungarian awards, respectively, among them Knight’s Cross of the Order of Franz Joseph with small decoration of gilt bronze, Knight’s Cross 3rd Class with Swords of the Order of the Iron Crown, Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with War Decoration, Honour Cross 2nd Class with War Decoration of the Decoration for Services to the Red Cross, and the Hungarian Order of Vitéz. Also, the Prussian Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class, the Bavarian Veterans’ Commemorative Award 1790 – 1812 (from the family?); furthermore Ottoman Empire – Order of Osmaniye, Commander’s Cross and Breast Star 2nd Class with “Sabres”. Each manufactured by the Ottoman mint in Constantinople, silver, partly gilt and enamelled, visibly worn with damage to the enamel. One sabre appliqué and the reverse suspension hook on one star broken off. Comes with an Iron Crescent Moon – Star of Gallipoli.
Bulgaria – Military Merit Order, Commander’s Cross and Breast Star 2nd Class with Swords.
Some orders visibly worn with noticeable damage to the enamel.Also identification tag, spurs, a portrait photograph, and a large-format portrait painting (oil on wood) created after this photograph. Dimensions of frame 85 x 65 cm.Sándor Kontz, born 1870, head of the Hungarian economic staff, Hungarian ambassador in Bucharest, deputy Minister of Defence, Hungary, 1921-23 chief of staff of the royal Hungarian gendarmerie.