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Christmas Ornaments, 1956

This is a Christmas Ornaments. It was designed by Julian von der Lancken and Oliver Lincoln Lundquist and manufactured by Norse Craft Inc.. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is printed foil-covered cardboard. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by The Package Designers Council. It is credited Gift of The Package Designers Council.

  • Paper Porcelain Mug, Prototype, 2009
  • slip cast, fired unglazed porcelain with added metal drill dust, applied....
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2014-38-9

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (unfolded): 22.2 x 12.2 x 0.2 cm (8 3/4 x 4 13/16 x 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed on one flap of each box, in white ink on gold foil: "DESIGNED BY VON DER LANCKEN AND LUNDQUIST / COPYRIGHT 1956 / NORSE CRAFT INC. NEW YORK, N.Y."

Cite this object as

Christmas Ornaments, 1956; Designed by Oliver Lincoln Lundquist and Julian von der Lancken; printed foil-covered cardboard; H x W x D (unfolded): 22.2 x 12.2 x 0.2 cm (8 3/4 x 4 13/16 x 1/16 in.); Gift of The Package Designers Council; 1957-43-7-a/c

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