Boxed Set of Christmas Ornaments

Object Name: 
Boxed Set of Christmas Ornaments

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Object Name: 
Boxed Set of Christmas Ornaments
Accession Number: 
2009.4.79
Dimensions: 
Overall (box, z) H: 41.1 cm, W: 36.2 cm, D: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1950-1959
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jane E. Preston
Primary Description: 
Red box with image and shape of a Christmas Tree, "Seasons Greetings" "FROM CORNING GLASS WORKS" and trademark image of a gaffer with bubble of glass tilted in the air. Inside are six rows of ornaments. Top row has two gold bells, second row has four larger red bells, third row has 5 small gold balls, fourth row has 5 small silver balls, fifth row has 5 larger balls, 2 red with reindeer and Santa scene, one gold with "Greetings", and two blue with winter scene and "Oh Come, All Ye Faithful"; sixth row has 4 large blue balls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Preston, Jane E. (1912-2008), Source
2009-06-12
Category: 
Inscription: 
Seasons Greetings
inscription
Printed On face of box (z) Script text near bottom of tree
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (a)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (c)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (d)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (e)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (f)
Stamped ON top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (g)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (h)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (i)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (j)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (k)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (l)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (m)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (n)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (p)
Stamped On top of metal collar Barely visible
MADE IN U.S. OF A.
inscription (q)
Stamped On top of metal collar
MADE IN U.S. OF A.
inscription (r)
Stamped On top of metal collar Barely visible
Greetings
inscription (s)
applied flocking On face of ball Holiday scene with candle and holly text written in script
MADE IN U.S. OF A.
inscription (s)
Stamped On top of metal collar
MADE IN U.S. OF A.
inscription (t)
stamped On top of metal collar
Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
inscription (t)
Applied flocking On face of ball Winter town scene with text
Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
inscription (u)
Applied flocking On face of ball Winter town scene with text
MADE IN U.S. OF A
inscription (u)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (v)
Stamped On top of metal collar
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (w)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (x)
Stamped On top of metal collar Partially missing/ difficult to read
SHINY BRITE MADE IN U.S.A.
inscription (y)
Stamped On top of metal collar Barely visible
FROM CORNING GLASS WORKS
inscription (z)
Printed On face of box (z) Within a red ball on tree