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Animated Christmas Ornament Music Boxes

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Animated Christmas Ornament Music Boxes

Item #98021

Sale Price: $11.99

Original Price: $25.00

Availability: Out of stock. This item is no longer available for purchase.

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Each sold separately. These Animated Christmas Ornament Music Boxes, made from hand-painted porcelain, have a surprise inside. Nostalgic icons of cherished Christmases past, each opens to reveal an enchanting miniature holiday tableau. Wind them up to watch the scenes turn and hear a classic carol play. Santa plays Jingle Bells as his reindeer-led sleigh encircles a log cabin. The Tree plays O Christmas Tree as a tiny toy train travels around it. The Snowman plays We Wish You a Merry Christmas as ice skaters glide around a miniature “Frosty.” Porcelain, plastic, metal.



Museum Provenance

These irresistible Animated Christmas Ornament Music Boxes recall vintage holiday images of Santa Claus, Snowmen and Christmas Trees—in late 19th-century advertising prints and early 20th-century graphics—held in our National Museum of Natural History’s Archives Center.

Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.

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