An ornate silver serving tray with a handle at either end. The edges of the tray are decorated with a grapevine design and the base of the tray is engraved with ornate scrollwork. "TO/CHARLES & SILVIA ACHESON/IN APPRECIATION OF A VERY HAPPY OCCASION/THE VISIT OF QUEEN ELIZABETH 2nd & THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH/TO THE CRITERION HOTEL/NEW PLYMOUTH, 8-9th JAN '54./FROM/Mr & Mrs H.J. KELLIHER" is engraved on one side of the tray. "MORNING TEA WAS SERVED ON THIS TRAY TO/QUEEN ELIZABETH II/CRITERION HOTEL. NEW PLYMOUTH./9th JANUARY 1954." is engraved on the base of the tray. "MADE IN ENGLAND/7652" is also engraved on the bottom of the tray which also has four short legs. "H" is also engraved on the bottom of the tray.
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