Glass Christmas Ornament


Free-blown and molded glass holiday or Christmas ornament. Clear glass, painted magenta overall, balloon-shaped, smooth and rounded on top, narrows with ripples into small ball on bottom. No cap or hook attached. No mark.

Date Made: 1870-1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: Christmas


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Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.298065.0417Catalog Number: 298065.0417Accession Number: 298065

Object Name: ornament, christmas treeObject Type: ornamentsOther Terms: Ornament; Decorations

Physical Description: blue (overall color)pink (overall color)glass (overall material)cone (ornament shape)Measurements: overall: 4 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_310497

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