Badge and Case [Office of the Order of the Southern Cross]

Federal Government of Brazil, Commissioned by;  La Royale Joalheria, Maker; 

1935
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Maker and Role
Federal Government of Brazil, Commissioned by
La Royale Joalheria, Maker
Production Date
1935
1936
Description
Badge and case part of the Office of the Order of the Southern Cross, presented to Jean Batten in 1935 by the Brazilian government.

Circular gold metal badge with small loop at rear. Front is enamelled blue with a woman's head in the centre in gold with gold text "REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL"'.
Stored in green vinyl covered wooden box with hinged lid. Gold border on top of case with star motif for order featuring text "ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL / 15 DO NOVEMBRO DE 1889". Interior has a cream satin lining with royal blue velvet padding. Black logo for manufacturer stamped on satin lining "joalheria / la royale / av rio branco 140 / rio de janeiro".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Textile
Signature/Marks and Type
REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRAZIL Casting
ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL / 15 DO NOVEMBRO DE 1889 Logo
joalheria / la royale / av rio branco 140 / rio de janeiro Stamped
Accession No
2017.44
Credit Line
Federal Government of Brazil et al. 1935
1936. Badge and Case [Office of the Order of the Southern Cross], 2017.44. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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