c1940 Japan Order of the Rising Sun 3rd Cl Commander


A fine cased example of the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd Class (Commander), in silver and enamels, with a red glass cabochon centre.

It consists of a sunburst with the red centre suspended by a spray of Paulonia flowers and neck suspension. There is a full-length neck ribbon with clasp closure and a separate buttonhole ribbon bar. Condition is very good, without any damage. It comes in its lacquered wooden case of issue, with gilt characters on the lid.

Size medal: 5.5 x 11.5 cm (2 ¼ x 4 ½ inches)
Size box: 8.5 x 14 x 4 cm (3 3/8 x 5 ½ x 1 ½ inches)
Weight: 217 g