Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball, with mini-sphere on bottom. Opalescent silver glass painted opaque gold on top half, red on bottom half, with a white-tipped bottom sphere. Metal cap and thin bent metal loop on top. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
red (overall color)
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere, indented (ornament shape)
metal (hanger material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 4.7625 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0388
catalog number
298065.0388
accession number
298065
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

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