Crystal commemorative vase and box
Glass; cardboard, velvet, satin, and foam
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
Inaugural Luncheon United States Capitol, January 20, 2009
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.
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.
Gift of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
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