Circa: 1950 Country of Origin: Germany Manufacturer: Mid Century West German Import
This 1950s West Germany silvered glass Christmas ornament is an Indian chief head, 4 inches high. He wears a feathered headdress and matching feather collar. The face is painted flat flesh-tone pink. Note the decal blue eyes - they were only used for a short time as they tended to peel and flake off easily. White mica glitter frames the chief's face and the center back headdress plume is also white mica. The ornament is in excellent condition for its 60-some year age, with only a small scratch to the face paint at the tip of the nose and some minor mica loss. The metal cap is marked West Germany. It's too large for the pike and is probably a replacement.