Glass Christmas Ornament


Blown glass holiday or Christmas ornament, finial-shaped with globe-shaped body and pointed top and bottom. Red over silvered glass with swirled white line decoration on top and bottom of body. Thin bent metal wire loop inserted at top of body, no cap. No mark.

Date Made: 1880-1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

Subject: Christmas


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Credit Line: Bequest of Edith R. Meggers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.314637.2524Catalog Number: 314637.02524Accession Number: 314637

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

Physical Description: pink (overall color)glass (overall material)sphere (ornament shape)metal (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_310599

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