Trophy [Harmon Trophy]

Jean Batten, Medalist;  Roumanbona M'Divani, Artist;  International League of Aviators, Commissioned by; 

15 Jul 1938
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Maker and Role
Jean Batten, Medalist
Roumanbona M'Divani, Artist
International League of Aviators, Commissioned by
Production Date
15 Jul 1938
1937
Description
A circular gilded bronze trophy. One side depicts a figure standing atop of a mountain, the figure's arm is raised and is holding a small plane in one hand and a bird in the other. Below this is an inscription: 'THE SILVER WINGS OF PEACE, HARMON TROPHY'. Visible on one edge of the trophy is the artist's signature: 'M'Divani'. The back of the trophy is inscribed: "LIGUE INTERNATIONALE DES AVIATEURS / ELECTS / JEAN BATTEN / AS ITS / WORLD CHAMPION AVIATRIX / FOR THE YEAR / 1937 / UNITED FOR PEACE / MEDAILLE D'HONNEUR"'.

The medal is accompanied by a plastic pouch containing a label and carrying an auction house sticker. The box is square, cardboard with a silver lid and white base.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
THE / SILVER / WINGS / OF PEACE / HARMON TROPHY Engraved
M'divani Signature
LIGUE INTERNATIONALE DES AVIATEURS / ELECTS / JEAN BATTEN / AS ITS / WORLD CHAMPION AVIATRIX / FOR THE YEAR / 1937 / UNITED FOR PEACE / MEDAILLE D'HONNEUR Casting
Phillips / 100 / Sale No. / 951 Sticker
MEDAL'N, GOLD. / LIG. INT'N'L D'AV'T'RS / TO JEAN BATTEN. / (SHEILA SCOTT PROPERTY) / R.A.F. MUSEUM / 79/CF/1804 Hand-written
Accession No
2018.47
Credit Line
Jean Batten et al. 15 Jul 1938
1937. Trophy [Harmon Trophy], 2018.47. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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