1972 Stieff Smithsonian Sterling Gabriel Angel Xmas Ornament Pendant. Extremely Hard To Find Gabriel Angel Sterling Ornament / Pendant made by Stieff for the Smithsonian Institute in 1972 is in very nice vintage condition. Includes original box but no paper work. Made by The Stieff Company for the Smithsonian Institution in 1972, this representation of the 1883 Archangel Gabriel weather vane is from the Institute's collection.
Gabriel was a familiar sight signaling wind direction in late nineteenth century America. Although an original romance card says this is silver and bears the familiar castle mark, the castle has defied detection. This is stamped sterling, however it is so faint it can barely be seen even under magnification.
It measures 4 7/8 inches long, and 1 5/8 inches tall including the hang ring. There is an original box included. It needs cleaned up a bit.
There is no damage on this, As with all vintage silver, may require proper polishing upon receipt depending on your preferences. The item "Stieff 1972 Smithsonian Sterling Silver Gabriel Angel Ornament Pendant with Box" is in sale since Friday, November 6, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Ornaments". The seller is "fishhead1305" and is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
This item can be shipped to United States.