Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Free blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, in a cauldron shape: acorn-shaped body with lip at top around large opening. Free-blown spikes around outside of body. Clear glass painted matte white, wrapped in crinkle tinsel wire, with small coil wire wrapped at top for hanging. Spikes are painted red. No mark. These were generally produced in Germany prior to 1940.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1870-1940
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 6.0325 cm x 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1993.0157.11
catalog number
1993.0157.11
accession number
1993.0157
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.
subject
Christmas
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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