Very Rare Antique German Gold MerCury Glass Holiday Christmas Ball Kugel LOT
Amazing RARE lot of 61 ORIGINAL Antique Kugel Ornaments. 3 small ones broke and are included with brass tops. Breakdown of amounts of each size below.
Kugel is the name of heavy glass Christmas ornaments that were made in Germany from as early as 1840 to the early 1900s. Although the word kugel means "round ball" in German, original kugels were also made in the shape of grapes, apples, pears, pine cones, berries, tear drops and balls with melon-style ribs. Original kugels are generally lined inside with silver. The outside colors are red, cobalt, blue, green, silver, gold and amethyst. There is a hole in the top of each ornament which is concealed by a brass cap.
Caps may or may not have an embossed design. Caps are fastened to the ornament with a piece of wire with spread out legs.Circular hanging loops are usually fastened to the wire on the cap. The item "Very Rare Antique German Gold MerCury Glass Holiday Christmas Ball Kugel LOT" is in sale since Tuesday, November 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Ornaments". The seller is "fashionista_07" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Occasion: Christmas
- Theme: Balls
- Material: Glass