Dinnerset featuring original University of Waikato crest

Gibsons & Paterson
Production date
Circa 1960s
42 piece formal setting dinnerset, part of a much larger set of crockery used in the University of Waikato Council Chambers when entertaining dignitaries and business leaders to assist in the development of the new University. This was likely in use from shortly after the University's inception, depicting the coat of arms which was designed in 1965. This original coat of arms was in use until the mid 1990s.
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Production date
Circa 1960s
Grafton china
.1-.6: 244mm diameter
.7-.12: 205mm diameter
.13-.18: 152mm diameter
.19-24: 140mm diameter
.25-30: 70mm diameter, 74mm height
.31-.37: 145mm diameter
.38-.42: 160mm diameter
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Gift of Judy Carmichael
Collection of Waikato Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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