Order of the Sacred Tripod

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Order of the Sacred Tripod
Plaque of the Order of the Precious Tripod with Grand Cordon.png
Plaque of the Special Grand Cordon
Awarded by the President of the Republic of China
Country  Republic of China
Awarded for Significant contributions to national security
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1929
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
Next (lower) Order of Loyalty and Valour

The Order of the Sacred Tripod also referred to as the Order of the Precious Tripod or Pao Ting is a military award of the Republic of China. It was created on 15 May 1929 for significant contributions to national security. The order is organized into nine grades. The central design of the order's insignia is an image of a tripod surrounded by golden rays. The symbolism of this is that as the tripod is considered a national treasure, so too is the recipient of the order.[1]

Grades[edit]

The order is divided into nine grades, they are as follows:[1][2]

Grade Name Grade Ribbon
1st Order of the Sacred Tripod with Special Grand Cordon[3] Order of Precious Tripod with Special Grand Cordon ribbon.png
2nd with Grand Cordon[4] Order of Precious Tripod with Grand Cordon ribbon.png
3rd with Red Grand Cordon[4] Order of Precious Tripod with Red Grand Cordon ribbon.png
4th with Special Cravat[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Special Cravat ribbon.png
5th with Cravat[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Cravat ribbon.png
6th with Special Rosette[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Special Rosette ribbon.png
7th with Rosette[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Rosette ribbon.png
8th with Special Ribbon[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Special Ribbon ribbon.png
9th with Ribbon[5] Order of Precious Tripod with Ribbon ribbon.png

Notable recipients[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Decorations of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Military Orders". Office of the President Republic of China (Taiwan). Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Robertson, Megan (17 July 2004). "Taiwan: The Order of The Precious Tripod". Medals of the World. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "依依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-一等寶鼎勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-二等-三等寶鼎勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "依據陸海空軍勳賞條例規定之勳章-四等-九等寶鼎勳章". Ministry of National Defense R.O.C. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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