Glass ball or globe with snow - Florence and its monuments
The glass ball with snow is a type of ornament formed by a transparent sphere, usually made of glass or crystal, inside which are miniaturized Christmas scenes, monuments, characters immersed in a liquid which is also transparent; inside the sphere there are also white corpuscles which with the movement of the liquid give the impression of snow falling.
Glass globe with a reproduction of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore inside. The structure that forms its base includes some of the characteristic places of Florence: the Ponte Vecchio, the Porcellino fountain, Michelangelo's David, Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Signoria, via dei Calzaiuoli
Measurements: diameter of the glass sphere about 8 cm (3.1"); total height 11 cm (4.3"); base 10x12 cm (3.9"x4.3")
N.B .: given the craftsmanship of the product, there may be small differences between the product sold and the one photographed