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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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    Drinking Horn
    Gifts from Heads of State19th century

    Drinking horn made from a bovine horn. The horn is decorated with engraved silver and niello (a metallic alloy of sulfur and silver) at the open end and at the mouth piece. The mouth piece is shaped like the head of a bird. Attached to the horn is a silver chain strap.

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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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    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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    WWI "Entersabel" Saber and Scabbard
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1917

    World War I, Austrian Navy boarding saber, or "entersabel", with a wrapped sharkskin hilt and split knuckle guard. The saber has a black leather scabbard.

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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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    Freedom of the City of Edinburgh Chest
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1939

    Silver chest with a hinged lid. The exterior is embossed in relief with Celtic knot work along the edges on all four sides. The seal of Edinburgh is engraved on the exterior front. The lid is engraved with the inscription: "Presented by the Corporation of Edinburgh along with the Burgess Ticket conferring the Freedom of the City, His Excellency the...

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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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    Set of Perfumes
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Blue leather case containing eight bottles of perfume. Perfumes are named: Pearl, Evening, Moscow Lights, Poetry, March 8 (International Women's Day), Spring Aroma, Spring (essence of), and Spring (season).

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    Photograph of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace
    Gifts from Heads of State1956

    Black and white portrait photograph of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer in profile. The photograph is silhouetted in a circle on white photo paper and inscribed "to President and Mrs. Kennedy with our warmest regards and best wishes" by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco in 1961. The photograph is in a silver frame surmounted by a gold c...

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