Blue Egyptian Hippo

Description

3 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2″ glass Christmas ornament of the beautiful Egyptian blue hippo, sometimes called William the hippo.

Glass Christmas ornament blue Egyptian hippo Has beautiful gentle eyes, its body is simmering turquoise blue  and on its body are painted in black lotuses, that were abundant in the rivers where the hippo lives.  Beloved by young and old, with history stretching over four millenniums. The original is in the collections of several museums.Mouth blown, hand painted.