Bead (Tombodama type)

Object Name: 
Bead (Tombodama type)

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Object Name: 
Bead (Tombodama type)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.6.1 N
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm, Diam: 2 cm; Bore Diam: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1978
Primary Description: 
Glossy dark blue glass; oval, slightly truncated, overlaid with two opposing vertical cane fragments of blue and white twists with, in each case two inset vertical cane fragments of single twists of white and yellow.
Provenance: 
Asao, Kyoyu (Japanese, about 1918-1984), Source
1980-04-14
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, part of #1; BIB# 58954
Kyoyu Asao, Tombodama/Glass Bead Master (Ornament) (1980-4) cover, pp. 13-18 figs. 1-19; BIB# AI8890