Millefiori Cane

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Object Name: 
Millefiori Cane
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm
Not on Display
about 99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Opaque multicolored millefiori glass; slightly dull through weathering and pitting; millefiori glass; cane with medial perforations; pattern of eyes in three rows, with turquoise and white eyes flanked by two rows of yellow and red eyes, all eyes being surrounded by a ray motif in red and white.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source