Commemorative Ornament in Original Packaging

Object Name: 
Commemorative Ornament in Original Packaging

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Object Name: 
Commemorative Ornament in Original Packaging
Accession Number: 
2020.8.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm, W: 9.5 cm, D: 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2016
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas G. Capek
Primary Description: 
Commemorative Ornament in Original Packaging. White machine-made glass; gold-colored metal mount; white and gold cardboard packaging. Spherical ornament with gold-colored metal hanging mount at top. One side of ornament decorated with an image of the Wellsboro, PA Osram Sylvania factory flanked at top and bottom with the text: "Celebrating / 100 Years / of Manufacturing" and "1916-2016". One side of ornament decorated with image of two gaffers at a workbench and the text "OSRAM / SYLVANIA" in orange beside an image of a light bulb and "CORNING" in blue. Ornament fixed within original cardboard gold-striped packaging with large circular cutouts in each side, revealing the ornament within.
Provenance: 
Capek, Thomas G., Source
2020-11-17
Technique: 
Inscription: 
OSRAM / SYLVANIA / CORNING
inscription
beneath image of gaffers in orange and blue
Celebrating / 100 Years / of Manufacturing / 1916-2016
inscription
flanking image of factory in black