Circular Dome with Millefiori Flower Cane and 13 Cut Millefiori Flower Cane Segments

Object Name: 
Circular Dome with Millefiori Flower Cane and 13 Cut Millefiori Flower Cane Segments

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Object Name: 
Circular Dome with Millefiori Flower Cane and 13 Cut Millefiori Flower Cane Segments
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2014.6.17
Dimensions: 
Circular Dome H: 0.5 cm, Diam (max): 1.7 cm; Largest Cane Segment H: 0.2 cm, Diam (max): 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1978-1985
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert K. Liu/Ornament Magazine
Primary Description: 
Circular Dome with Millefiori Flower Cane and 13 Cut Millefiori Flower Cane Segments. Opaque white, multicolored, and colorless glasses, paper, pencil; flameworked, marvered, affixed. Piece of paper with Japanese characters handwritten in pencil and the number "117". Adhered (with square piece of adhesive) to paper is a flameworked circular dome of white glass with a multicolored millefiori flower cane marvered into the center of its top surface. In addition to this, there are 13 cut millefiori flower cane segments resembling the one that is marvered into the white glass. The center of each millefiori flower cane segment consists of colorless glass with a ring of red around the center and bands of multicolored glass radiating out from the center.
Provenance: 
Asao, Kyoyu (Japanese, about 1918-1984), Former Collection
1978
to
1984
Liu, Robert K., Source
1984
to
2014-07-07
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