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Christmas Decoration

1900-93 (made), 1993 (manufactured), c.1990 (original model made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Handblown oval shaped bauble of pink-brown glass. Hand decorated with trees and a purple santa with glitter.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Glass, hand blown and decorated
Brief Description
Christmas decoration, hand blown and decorated glass, made by Krebsglas, Lauscha, manufactured in 1993.
Physical Description
Handblown oval shaped bauble of pink-brown glass. Hand decorated with trees and a purple santa with glitter.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9cm (Note: approx. measurement taken from register)
Style
Gallery Label
Christmas decorations , hand blown and decorated Germany, Thuringia (Lauscha), 1900-93 made by Krebsglas Gift of makers (C.323 ,324,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334-1993) Made by Krebsglas, incorporating Lauscha glas, these Christmas decorations are traditional of the east German region of Thuringia, where glass-blowing and lampwork are a local speciality. The mould-blown examples are made in early moulds, possibly of around 1900.(18/06/2009)
Credit line
Given by the makers
Object history
Made from moulds possibly dating c.1900

Gift of makers:

(C.323,324,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334-1993)
Production
Made by Krebsglas, incorporating Lauscha glas, these Christmas decorations are traditional of the east German region of Thuringia, where glass-blowing and lampwork are a local speciality. The mould-blown examples are made in the style of early moulded exmples of about 1900.
Collection
Accession Number
C.334-1993

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record createdJune 18, 2009
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