Four Seasons Waterglobes
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With a gentle shake of each exquisite orb and a quick reading of the seasonal Haiku engraved on each base, you can relive that “perfect day” or anticipate a cherished season’s return with these Four Seasons Waterglobes. The gracious cherry trees of Spring rain their blossoms upon a landscaped bridge; the elegant lilac trees of Summer shelter a statue inspired by American sculptor August St. Gaudens; the scarlet-leaved trees of Autumn shower the fall landscape with fiery sparkles; and the bare birch trees of Winter welcome gentle snowfalls. Resin, glass. 5"h. x 4"dia. each.
They recall decorative accessories in our American History Museum’s Division of Home and Community Life.
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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