Presentation gavel and board, from sister city Springfield, Ohio

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1986: (plaque)
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Production date
1986: (plaque)
Unknown: (gavel and board)
Description
American walnut gavel and board with brass plates and inscriptions. The gavel has a finely turned handle and head which is brass bound and inscribed "DECEMBER1986". The gavel neatly rests into the board with notched grooves for the head and base. The base board is raised and the front angled to hold the brass plate. The plate reads "PRESENTED TO THE CITIZENS OF/ BERWICK, AUSTRALIA/ FROM YOUR SISTER CITY SPRINGFIELD, OHIO". The board shows signs of light use.
Artist/Maker and role
Unknown
Media/Materials description
American walnut, brass
Measurements
26.0 x 7.0 x 5.0 cm (gavel), 29.0 x 7.5 x 3.0 cm (board)
Signature & date
No marks or inscriptions
Photography credit (first image)
Photograph: Viki Petherbridge
System ID
1259

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