Wax Ornaments
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RARE WAXED CREPE PAPER BUTTERFLY ORNAMENT

A rare, heavy waxed red crepe paper butterfly with gold painted edges. There is also a gold painted doll size clothes pin for the body and tiny wires for the antennae. There is also a wire for hanging in the tree. A sprinkling of mica is on the surface to give the butterfly a shimmery look. A similar example of these types of butterflies are in the book, "Christmas Ornaments, A Festive Study" by Margaret Schiffer. A fantastic piece in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1890-1900,  German

4" height, 4 1/4" Width

RARE WAXED PEAR ORNAMENT

A rare and early wax over composition pear ornament in lovely shades of yellow and pink. The original wire loop is there for hanging. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1900,  German

3" Height

CHARMING WAXED ANGEL WITH SILVER METALLIC THREAD SKIRT ORNAMENT

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A lovely wax over composition angel with a silver metallic thread skirt and lace trim. She has a delicate and fine handpainted face and blonde mohair wig. She has her spun glass wings with dresden rosettes and the hook on her back for hanging. She also comes with her original box which is a rare find. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1910-1920,  German

3 1/2" Length

WONDERFUL WAXED ANGEL WITH WHITE MUSLIN SKIRT ORNAMENT

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A charming wax over composition angel in a white muslin skirt with blue trim. She has a great handpainted face and blonde mohair wig. She has her spun glass wings and hook for hanging. She also comes with her original box which is a rare find. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1920,  German

3 1/2" Length

SWEET WAX HEAD BABY IN BUNTING ORNAMENT

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A sweet wax head baby in red brocade bunting. It has elaborate gold yarn detail and a wonderful handpainted face. The reverse is red velvet and it still has its gold cord hanger. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1900-1920,  German

6 1/4" Height including the cord hanger

BEAUTIFUL LARGE WAXED ANGEL WITH HORN ORNAMENT AND ORIGINAL BOX

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A beautiful large wax over composition angel with her metal horn. Her red muslin skirt is a bit faded and she has her sash. She has a full blonde mohair wig and her face is delicately hand painted. Her spun glass wings are complete and they have their gold dresden rosettes on them. No breaks, cracks or repairs. The wax is a little dusty with age. The metal hook on her back is there for hanging. She comes with her original box. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the link to the right.

C. 1900,  German

6 1/2" Length

SWEET SMALL WAXED ANGEL ORNAMENT WITH ORIGINAL BOX

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A sweet waxed composition angel in a white muslin skirt with a blue trim. She has a blonde wig and hand painted face. She has spun glass wings and the hook on her back for hanging. She comes with her original box. Except for some discoloration from handling and age, she is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900-1910,  German

3 1/2" Length