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Glass Christmas Ornament

Glass Christmas Ornament

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Description
One of three identical molded glass holiday or Christmas ornaments. Small ball, mirrored silver finish. No cap or hook attached. No marks. Possibly made in Germany or Japan because of marked ornaments of a similar shape/color. (see DL*298065.293 and.294)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ornament, christmas tree
Object Type
ornaments
date made
after 1937
place made
Japan
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall color)
glass (overall material)
sphere (ornament shape)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.4925 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
DL.298065.0292
catalog number
298065.0292
accession number
298065
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Jones
subject
Christmas
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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