Bead (sarasadama)

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Object Name: 
Bead (sarasadama)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.4 cm, Diam: 1.4 cm; Bore: 0.2 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Blair
Primary Description: 
Opaque brown, pale yellow and green glasses with inconspicuous darker spiraling lines; coiled. Pale opaque yellow coil inserted at each bore end, and flower insets with petals of same yellow glass and opaque green dot center - sliced from a cane and perhaps inserted by rolling the warm bead across them.
Blair, Dorothy, Source
A History of Glass in Japan (1973) pl. 163, 4th row, left; pp. 404-405; BIB# 27425