12 Composite Eye Beads

Object Name: 
12 Composite Eye Beads

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Object Name: 
12 Composite Eye Beads
Accession Number: 
55.1.52
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 1.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
600-250 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-green, translucent deep blue and opaque white glass, bubbly, pitted; formed on a core, trail-decorated and tooled. Short barrel-shaped beads of bluish-green glass decorated with four sets or four individual composite eyes, blue centers in a white ground frequently with a second blue and white backing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mazda, A. A., Source
1955-11-22
A Personal Journey (2008) illustrated, p. 260, fig. 9-21; BIB# 108157
The Art of Family. Genealogical Artifacts in New England (2002) illustrated, p. 291, Fig. 9-18; BIB# 71865
Art: A Personal Journey (2002) illustrated, p. 291, Fig. 9-18; BIB# 67757
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 115, #236, pl. 9; BIB# 29547