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Original Viennese Monochan large snowglobe


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Tucked away in Vienna’s 17th district is a workshop in which one-of-a-kind glass orbs are assembled. For three generations, these hand-painted Schneekugel have honoured Erwin Perzy’s original snowglobe in 1900: a miniature Mariazell Basilica encased in a flurry of semolina.

In this Christmas-themed collaboration, the snow mixture, which is now a closely guarded family secret, blankets monocle’s endearing mascot, Monochan. This snowglobe is a reminder that sometimes the simplest designs are the most enchanting.

Details & care

Materials: Glass and plastic

Dimensions: 120mm (height)

Made in: Austria

Delivery & returns

All orders are shipped from Germany, international delivery via courier.

Complimentary shipping across the EU and the UK on orders over £250.

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