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  • Collection: Civic Silver and gifts

Claret Jugs and Glasses

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These consist of a set of four Claret Jugs and 30 tumbler style glasses. The jugs are of reproduction George IV style of a bulged cut and moulded glass bodies with electroplated neck and hinged cover, with chased floral and scroll decoration with…

Coffee Spoons

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A set of six silver bean end coffee spoons fitted in a black leather bound presentation case. The case bears an inscription plate that reads,"In appreciation of the title Honorary Townsperson, Ken Goatley 1997" Mr Ken Goatley was granted this title…

Crawley Rose Bowl

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A silver plated rose bowl, round, everted waved rim, bulged body with a band of chased men in oriental style (Indian) in the Lotus position with leaf and scroll surround on matted ground, spread foot with acanthus border, engraved on one side…

Display Cloth

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The cloth was specially made to cover tables on which the Town Silver was to be displayed when on public exhibit. It is of semicircular design and made from very heavy linen. It is royal blue in colour, this colour being chosen as it best enhances…

Drinks Tray

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A large silver plated drinks tray of circular form, with everted sides, elaborate gadrooned decoration and flat chased Arabesque centre.Inscribed with "Presented by Councillor W F D Austin Mayor of Wokingham 1981 - 1982"

Mace Rest

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The Stand is made from timbers of the first Guildhall which stood on the site of the present Town Hall and was demolished in 1858. It consists of an oblong, tapered bed on which are mounted two richly ornamentally carved crutch supports in which the…

Parlour Clock

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A Westminster chiming clock with hour and quarter hour chimes. It has a gold face mounted in a polished wood case. It has an applied brass plate with inscription.The inscription reads,"Presented to Wokingham Town Council in memory of Dr Reginald…

Quaich and Cover

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A silver Quaich of plain circular form, with two applied shaped rim handles, and with matching cover, inscribed: "Presented to the Borough Council and to the people of Wokingham by the Hon. Mrs Corfield O.B.E., Mayor, Alderman And member of the…

Silver Jubilee Waiter

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A silver waiter of square videau form, with ogee mount surrounding a plain centre, engraved at the borders with acorn and oak leaf decoration, and raised on four leaf topped scroll feet. Presented in a royal blue leatherette covered presentation…

Snuff Box

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This snuff box is made of wood and is of an oval shape. It has an applied metal plate which is inscribed, "Wood from Old Town Hall WOKINGHAM built in the reign of QUEEN ELIZABETH" James Herring" Although it bears the name of James Herring it was…