Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm, Diam: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1983-1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Opaque bright blue, polychrome non-lead glasses; millefiori- mosaic, lampwork. Ovoid shape, of bright blue glass, with four millefiori-mosaic panels on the sides, with hexagonal patterns of two designs; small ribbed canes set above and below, and projecting slightly from the surface; cylindrical hole piercing the center.
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1985-11-21
Liu, Robert K., Source
1985-11-21
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