Bead (gangidama)

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Object Name: 
Bead (gangidama)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.1 cm, Diam: 1.2 cm; Bore Diam: about 0.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Blair
Primary Description: 
Opaque black, terracotta-red and white glasses; coiled. White bore ends; possibly a white bead with black overlay (?); decoration of two parallel "zig-zag" horizontal bands of white and terracotta-red opaque glasses; smooth but not glossy surface.
Blair, Dorothy, Source
A History of Glass in Japan (1973) pl. 163, upper right; pp. 403-404; BIB# 27425