5 Beads or Pendants

Object Name: 
5 Beads or Pendants

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Object Name: 
5 Beads or Pendants
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.147
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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Primary Description: 
I) Translucent yellow-brown glass appearing black, translucent deep blue glass, opaque white, opaque yellow, and turquoise glass; formed on a core or wire, trail decorated, tooled. Dark blue glass, slight weathering and pitting, two flattened blue spheres held together by an opaque yellow part forming a groove and a hole. II) Opaque very deep brown appearing black, with opaque light yellow trail. Rod-formed, applied, and tooled. Pendant shaped like jar with globular body. Jar is decorated with continuous yellow zig-zag, which is flush with wall; it has disk-shaped pad base, and suspension loop at top. Cavity in zig-zag and second cavity in loop appear to be broken bubbles. III) Translucent yellow-brown glass appearing black, translucent deep blue glass, opaque white, opaque yellow, and turquoise glass; formed on a core or wire, trail decorated, tooled. Eye pendant of flat disc shape, opaque yellow glass flattened on one side with a yellow-brown dot in a large white field backed with yellow-brown, a suspension loop of medium blue glass applied at top; beads horizontally pierced. IV) Translucent yellow-brown glass appearing black, translucent deep blue glass, opaque white, opaque yellow, and turquoise glass; formed on a core or wire, trail decorated, tooled. Donut-shaped form of two arcs of opaque white glass joined by two loops of black glass, each loop horizontally pierced for suspension. V) Translucent yellow-brown glass appearing black, translucent deep blue glass, opaque white, opaque yellow, and turquoise glass; formed on a core or wire, trail decorated, tooled. An earplug of dark blue glass spirally wound with opaque white trail finished with a rim of turquoise.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kouchakji, Fahim (b. Syria, 1886-1976), Source
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