Unusual Antique Christmas Candy Container Egg, Lead Garland Ornament
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Unusual Antique Christmas CANDY CONTAINER EGG, Lead Garland Ornament Description
ANTIQUEChristmas CANDY CONTAINER ORNAMENT
Wonderful antique Christmas egg shape candy container ornament measuring about 3"long. Featuring a yellowcomposition or molded cardboard form wrapped with ribbon dividers and heavily sprinkled with gold sparkles, top is finished with a tuft of old lead tinsel that has tarnished to a soft gold - has a curled end for hanging - an embossed diecut Dresden star decorates one end. Ornament was originallydesigned to hold small candies would have been accessed by cracking open the egg. German in origin dating turn of the last century, it does not appear to have been filled oropened - condition is very nice with light age related wear and a bit of crushing to the lead tinsel end -paper egg is still sturdy.Just an interesting and unusual antique feather tree ornament - displays beautifully and would be a wonderful addition to any holiday collectionor style="text-align: left">If questions, please contact me - thanks!