Civic Silver and gifts

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Wokingham Town Council's collection of Silver and gifts to the Council.

Including items of ceremonial importance, items presented to the Council by outgoing mayors, items presented to the Council by local people and a few items of significant local interest on loan to the Council.

Most are silver or have silver elements although there are a few that are gifts to the Council but are not Silver at all.

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The Ceremonial Mace
An antique silver Mace; a two knopped baluster shaft with acorn shaped end knop, the knops chased with waved decoration, the shaft surmounted by four scroll brackets supporting a large baluster knop incorporating four plain rococo cartouches within…

Candelabra
A pair of silver plated three light candelabra, each with reeded scroll arms, plain V-shaped stem and stepped pedestal base; mounted with beaded borders. Each inscribed on its basal rim. In former years these candelabra always adorned the table at…

Candle Snuffer and Stand
A silver hand wrought candle snuffer in the form of an acorn (the Wokingham emblem), wire scroll handle with bead terminal. Matching oblong stand, each lug handle with applied acorn and oak leaf motif, the centre inscribed,'Presented by Cllr. R J…