Ball with Spiked Ends Christmas Ornament

Object Name: 
Ball with Spiked Ends Christmas Ornament

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Object Name: 
Ball with Spiked Ends Christmas Ornament
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.3.176
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.3 cm, W: 7.3 cm, D: 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1980-1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roland Henry Peterson and Mary Nelson Peterson
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; flameworked, molded, silvered and stained, painted; flocking; glitter; copper colored metal collar. Silver ball with spiked ends. The top spike is decorated with alternating stripes of color, red, green, purple, yellow and orange. The center ball has three equally distanced depressions decorated with red and yellow color, outlined in white flocking. Surrounding each depression is a design of gold glitter swirls and four white flocked ovals. The bottom spike is decorated with alternating green and red stripes.
Provenance: 
Collection of Roland Henry Peterson and Mary Nelson Peterson, Source
2009-03-09