Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Diam: 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1983-1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, polychrome non-lead glasses; mosaic-millefiori, lampwork. Ovoid shape, opaque white; mosaic-millefiori panels set on the sides, two pairs of matching patterns of mosaic- millefiori in polychrome colors; eight small tan and red striped millefiori canes set on the surface, above and below; pierced by a large, cylindrical hole.
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1985-11-21
Liu, Robert K., Source
1985-11-21
Category: 
Contemporary Flameworked Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1997-05-24 through 1997-10-26
Contemporary Flameworked Glass (1997) p. 25, #1; BIB# 58954