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Badge and star: Order of the Rising Sun

MED2423
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton

Object details:

Object ID MED2423
Description Order of the Rising Son, Grand Cordon, awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: A cabochon granet from which spring thirty two rays of white enamel edged gold, which hangs from a spray of three paulownia flowers and leaves enamelled in their proper colours. Suspended by a ring from a sash of white moire ribbon edged with red. Star: The badge without the paulonia flowers superimposed on a similar shaped silver star of eight points. Uniface with brooch pin on the reverse.
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Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials metal: silver, enamelled; organic: textile [ribbon]; metal: gold, enamelled
Measurements badge: 109 x 76 mm; star: 95 mm
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