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Musical Father Christmas Glitterdome
Item #98024
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Experience the magic of Christmas with each shake of this old world waterglobe. Inside, a richly robed Santa—encircled by a snowflake garland—carries a lantern and a toy sack. Outside, an elegant Victorian swag accents the resin base with the vintage look of tooled leather. This Musical Father Christmas Glitterdome® plays We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Brass-accented resin, glass.
The first known waterglobe—featuring the Eiffel Tower adrift in fake snow within a glass globe—was introduced at the 1889 Paris Exposition, where it became a popular souvenir. In 1927, Joseph Garaja of Pittsburg filed a patent to mass produce glass waterglobes. Soon his concept was copied and snow globes were sold everywhere. In the 70s, American gift companies began to create more upscale designs, often adding music boxes. A beautiful expression of this trend, our Musical Father Christmas Glitterdome® recalls holiday décor and music boxes in the collections of our American History Museum’s Division of Home and Community Life.
5.5"h. x 4.25"dia.

Customer Reviews

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By gin
January 20, 2017
"Stunning. Another stunning musical globe. So far I have not found one that is not made nicely. I always love to give them as gifts but always keep one for myself. Great music! Something the little ones love to sit and listen to. Made sturdy."
By Janie1108
January 20, 2017
"A perfect xmas gift or to keep for your own collection."
By GranFran
Augusta, GA
January 20, 2017
"a Grandmother"
By Bob
Niceville, FL
January 16, 2017
"We gave these as gifts and have received a number of thank yous for them."
By Molly's grandma
St Louis MO
January 04, 2017
"I love the snow club but hate I paid full price and now it is 56% off!"