Glass Christmas Ornament

Description
Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Ball with pointed top and bottom, both broken off and missing. Either had an opening at the top and the bottom, or had a finial on the bottom. Clear glass with silvered finish. No cap or hook attached. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornament
date made
1880-1900
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 in; 3.175 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
Germany
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*298065.0239
catalog number
298065.0239
accession number
298065
subject
Christmas
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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