Wonderful set of Vintage Blown Silver Mercury Glass 3-D Indented Diorama Christmas Ornaments. This set of six Vintage Silver Mercury Glass Diorama Ornaments consists of.Praying Angel celluloid figure Angel is wearing white and pink gown, white wings and gold halo. Ornament's background is painted with'gel' paint in dark purple. There are snowflakes falling behind Angel and mica snow under her feet. White Stag celluloid figure White Stag has set of Antlers (both are still attached). Ornament's background is painted with'gel' paint in green.
There are snowflakes falling behind the White Stag and mica snow under his feet. Church celluloid figure Country Church is white with red steeple with gold cross, blue roof red windows and gold door. Ornament's background is silver. There are snowflakes falling behind the Church and mica snow covering the ground. Santa in sled with Reindeer celluloid figure Santa is sitting in his sled, he is wearing red suit and hat, his sled is gold and green, the reindeer is gold with a red blanket.
Below the sled is a dark green bottle brush tree. Ornament's background is painted with'gel' paint in blue. There are snowflakes falling behind Santa in his sled and mica snow covering the ground. Ornament's background is painted with'gel' paint in light purple. These diorama ornaments measure approximately 2.5 inches tall and 2.5 inches wide.
Made in Japan in the mid 1940's to early 1950's. The original metal caps are impressed with: JAPAN. These ornaments are in very good vintage condition bright and shiny celluloid figures are without any issues. Wonderful additions to your vintage Christmas ornament collection.
These are absolutely beautiful vintage Diorama Christmas ornaments which is becoming harder to find. With each passing holiday season. Please remember that these ornaments were lovingly used and handled. They are ready to hang and will display on your Christmas Tree this year. And for many years to come.Please examine all photos I have provided carefully before making your decision. Please use your zoom feature for better viewing. Please remember that these ornaments are over 60 years old and they will show signs of age, use and storage. I will pack your ornaments with tissue and bubble wrap. Your ornament will arrive safely.
Vintage Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago. History of Occupied Japan Christmas Ornaments. The post-World War II era in the U. Was a time of unbridled happiness after years of war time pressures. Gone was the austerity of rationed gasoline, metals.
And even coffee and certain foodstuffs necessary for the war effort. Newfound prosperity meant many families had. Those decorative items were being manufactured and imported from a former adversary, Japan. Japan had been a major producer of holiday items prior to World War II, with the era between 1921 and 1941 being.
Considered its "golden age" for ceramics and pottery. Between April 1941 and August 1947, the U.
Declared a wartime embargo on Japanese imports, including ornaments, figurines and other pieces of decor. Trade with occupied Japan resumed in 1947, allowing items like its inexpensive holiday items to begin appearing in the. Once again, often for sale in 5 and 10-cent stores. Typical Christmas subject matter included everything from. Santa and his elves to angels and carolers and ornaments.
Until the embargo's end in April 1952, Japanese imports often bore indelible ink stamps that proclaimed they were made. Thereafter, the old stamped-on information was replaced by glued-on paper labels, usually small. Blue or black ovals or rectangles with white letters that simply read Japan. In another case of irony, many of the items produced in Japan were actually cheaper versions of fine Christmas.
Keepsakes which had originated from another major aggressor in the war: Germany. Other midcentury finds are vintage bottle-brush Christmas trees, many of which also originated in Japan after. At that time, these trees were often dime-store finds, although some of the more elaborate ones would. Have found their way onto the shelves of finer department stores.Just a little note to you. I have collected these wonderful ornaments over the last 50 years.
Please note that the ornaments that I have listed and will list on. Please pay attention to all the photos and zoom in on the ornaments.Thank you for stopping by and have fun browsing. Do you wait to put up holiday decorations until after Thanksgiving? Or maybe you don't put up the tree until the week before Christmas? My philosophy on holiday decorating has always been "the sooner the better, " meaning I start decorating for Christmas long before the. Thanksgiving menu has been planned. If you have doubts about this timing, you might reconsider this year. Decorating for the holidays can make you happier.
And since we spent last Christmas sheltered in place during the pandemic, we could. All use a little extra holiday cheer this year. So why not start as early as possible? I've got plenty of Christmas ornaments to get you started - all of which make you happy and bring some light to the winter gloom. Christmas music is always acceptable, no matter what the season!
So bust out the ornaments, throw a batch of Christmas cookies in the oven, and start decorating. Please consider shopping for your Christmas tree ornaments now before the holiday rush!Please do not hesitate to contact me. I have chosen only the very best for you. They were all hand-picked with you in mind to enjoy for years to come. Please check back again soon!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Ornaments". The seller is "the*shop*around*the*corner" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.