Box: Salazar of Portugal

 
Box: Salazar of Portugal
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  • Title :     Box: Salazar of Portugal
  • Artist:     Favorita Maker
  • Accession:     XX1992.319 a,b
  • Country:     Portugal Lisbon
  • Date:     circa 1940
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-1/4 5-3/4 5-3/4 Dimensions, box (a) Inches 7/8 6 6 Dimensions, lid (b), Centimeters 3.2 14.6 14.6 Dimensions, box (a) Centimeters 2.2 15.2 15.2 Dimensions, lid (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Propaganda , Portraits , World War II 1940-1945
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1992.319 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Green and gold square-shaped paperboard box; image on lid top depicts a white outline profile of António de Oliveria Salazar, the Premier of Portugal, superimposed against a centralized green Grand Cross for the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George; the cross was awarded by the Duke of Kent of Great Britain in 1940 in an attempt to keep Portugal neutral during the outbreak of World War II. a: box, b: lid