A group of five Japanese orders
- Art Funded
- Liverpool Medal Company
The five medals acquired have various individual significances and include: the Order of the Rising Sun (main illustration), established in 1875 to be awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in (not exclusively, but most particularly) international relations and the promotion of Japanese culture; the 2600th Anniversary Medal, instituted on 27 July 1940; the Order of the Sacred Treasure, established in 1888 by Emperor Meiji of Japan as the Order of Meiji and awarded in eight classes to the military and to those who have made distinguished achievements in various academic, social, political or economic pursuits; and the Red Cross Order of Merit, established to reward those who have supported the Red Cross through the rendering of distinguished service or who have made significant financial contributions to support its work. Presented by the Art Fund and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Provenance unavailable; medals are common in Japan.