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Crystal commemorative vase and box

Object Number: 
2009.55ab
Date: 
2009
Medium: 
Glass; cardboard, velvet, satin, and foam
Dimensions: 
Overall (vase): 10 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (26.7 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm) Box: 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (31.8 x 19.7 x 16.5
Inscriptions: 
Inaugural Luncheon United States Capitol, January 20, 2009
Description: 
Clear glass commemorative vase depicting in frosted etching Front: image of the White House and text: "Inaugural Luncheon/United States Capitol/January 20, 2009"; Back: image of Capital Building with laurels.
Gallery Label: 
Guests at the 2009 Inaugural Luncheon received this commemorative vase inscribed with the date and etched with images of the United States Capitol and the White House. They also received a specially bound volume of the collected Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington in 1789 to Barack Obama in 2009.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group