Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 481 1 The Sceptre with the dove, of gold ancl jewels, which is borne in the left hand of the Sovereign at the coronation. The Sceptre with the dove, of gold and jewels, for the Queen, made for the coronation of Mary II. A pair of gold " St. George's " spurs, the emblem of knighthood and chivalry. A pair of gold and enamelled Bracelets, worn as em­ blems of sovereignty, made for Charles I I, but re­ enamelled for subsequent coronations. The Queen's ivory rod, mounted in gold and enamelled, doubtless made for the coronation of Mary of Modena Beside the magnificent regalia dating chiefly from the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660, when the ancient regalia, destroyed during the Commonwealth, were re­ placed as nearly as possible, observe, also- The ancient Anointing Spoon, dating from the end of the 12th century and perhaps made for the coronation of King John (1199-1216). The bowl of the spoon was restored for the coronation of Charles II. Two copies of this historical relic, made for the Coronation of George IV, are preserved a.t Windsor Castle. This spoon and the golden Ampulla or Eagle are the only two objects of the n,ncient regalia which escaped deRtrnction during the Commonwealth. The Ampulla, or Eagle of gold, just mentioned, which is used for the oil for anointment of the Sovereign, dates in all probability from the time of Henry IV, but was restored and a new pedestal added for the coronation of Charles I I. In addition to these splendid regal emblems, several rare specimens of royal plate are exhibited, beginning with " Queen Elizabeth's " Salt, made in 1572-73, which is the finest example of this variety of in existence to-day. A large Salt of State of silver gilt in the form of a tower, made in the middle of the 17th century and presented to Charles II in commemoration of his restoration, by the City of Exeter, at a cost equivalent