Apple Basket Christmas Ornament
28060 Merck Family's Old World Christmas
Free gift box.
Ornament measures approximately 2 1/2", made of mouth blown, hand painted glass.
Apples were the traditional Christian symbol of temptation. Apples were hung on evergreen trees during the presentation of the Paradise plays in medieval times and used during reenactments of the story of Adam and Eve on Christmas Eve to reinforce the meaning of Christ's birth.