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    Ring Stand
    Gifts from Heads of State1769

    Antique silver dish ring stand. Openwork and chased silver dish ring engraved with two pheasants among flowers and a cartouche with a crest flanked by a figure on the left and a wolf on the right. Three of four hallmarks are legible: the crowned harp certifies that the ring is 92.5% pure silver, Hibernia seated certifies proper excise duty was paid...

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    Punch Bowl with Base
    Gifts from Heads of Stateearly 19th century

    Large bowl and footed stand made of crystal cut with alternating panels of diamonds and fluting and sixteen fan-shaped lobes on the rim.

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    Goblet
    Gifts from Heads of State1805

    Silver goblet engraved on exterior in Gaelic: President John Fitzgerald Kennedy/ Failte/ t0/ Ros Mic/ Treom/ 27 June, 1963" which translates to "President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Welcome to New Ross 27 June 1963."

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    Figurine of a Horse and Rider
    Gifts from Heads of StateDate of design: 1925

    Porcelain figurine of a rider of the Spanish Riding Academy in Vienna dressed in a red tunic mounted on a white horse. Horse is portrayed in a rearing position.

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    Replica of Freedom Bell
    Gifts from Heads of StateOctober 24, 1950

    Silver cast Freedom Bell, a symbol of American support for Berlin and German-American friendship. The bell is decorated in bas relief with five human torch bearers with arms out stretched, holding a torch in their left hands and grasping the adjacent torch with their right hands. The figures are bordered by a running leaf and berry pattern above...

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    Tea Set
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Hammered silver tea set decorated with a repousse lotus flower motif. The tea kettle with lid has a spout made to look like a bird and a handle decorated with scroll work. The set also includes a water kettle with lid, a sugar bowl with lid and two scroll handles, a creamer with handle and lid, an oval strainer with a decorative floral handle, a ...

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Tea Set
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Hammered silver tea set decorated with a repousse lotus flower motif. The tea kettle with lid has a spout made to look like a bird and a handle decorated with scroll work. The set also includes a water kettle with lid, a sugar bowl with lid and two scroll handles, a creamer with handle and lid, an oval strainer with a decorative floral handle, a ...

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    Filigree Bowl
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Footed bowl decorated with eighteen pierced and filigreed lobes of silver. Applied to the rim are gold filigree flowers and a gold crest of His Imperial Majesty.

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    Pair of Blue Jays
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Pair of bone china blue jays. The birds are posed perched on tree stumps with backs glazed blue, wings turquoise, and breasts and throats pink.

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    Tray
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Oval footed tray with repoussé scroll and leaf design around rim.

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