Starlight Members only Gift

Title: 
Starlight Members only Gift

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Title: 
Starlight Members only Gift
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.3.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.7 cm, W: 6.7 cm, D: 5.6 cm; (Box) H: 6.5 cm, W: 16.7 cm, D: 8.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1996
Credit Line: 
Gift of Christopher Radko Starlight
Web Description: 
Fourth in the "Starlight Collectors Series" given because Rakow library subscribes to the club newsletter. Two accompanying non-glass pins ("Christmas Magic" and "Starlight") placed in object file. Attached to hanging ring is small paper brochure (white paper with black text) 1996 Frost/Weather/Christopher Radko®/Inside: Dear friends, 1996 launches the fourth year of Starlight, our collector's family for enthusiasts o Christopher Radko ornaments. To thank all new and renewing members, we are offering this free gift of "Frosty Weather."/This adorable gift ornament features a jaunty little snowman who is sure to remind you of Christmas at any time of the year./Designed by Christopher Rako, this ornament is made in Poland, and requires an entire week to be made./"Frost Weather" will only be available to new and renewing family members in 1996, and (back cover) as such is limited in production./Happy collection to all Starlight members!/Christopher Radko/Designer/Made in Poland/For more information call 1-800-71-RADKO/©1996 Christopher Radko.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Radko, Christopher, Source
1996-09-09
Primary Description: 
Glass is colorless; paint or stain: reflective opaque white, silver, green, red, pink, brown, black purple; yellow and copper metal; glass, lacquer, paint, glitter, metal; flameworked, mold-blown, silvered, lacquered, painted, adhered glitter. Hollow rounded figure of full-bellied snow man; top opening is fitted with a ribbed yellow metal cap (with impressed snowflake motif) and copper ring for hanging, hanger forms the end of a conical stepped hat painted green with overall white stars or snow flakes, head painted with black eye details, pink cheeks, red smiling mouth and brown pipe, red scarf with white stars of flakes wraps around neck and trailing down back, front left hand holds collapsed purple umbrella, two circular buttons placed vertically on belly area, two short joined legs/feet, overall silver details, iridescent glitter adhered to body; linear mold marks on sides and base; unsigned.