14 Venetian Fancy Beads

Object Name: 
14 Venetian Fancy Beads

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Object Name: 
14 Venetian Fancy Beads
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.3.256
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1969
Primary Description: 
(A) Two beads - Venetian Fancy - spherical; a green body with three longitudinal stripes with white on red and three eyes consisting of black, yellow blobs surrounded by a circle of twisted red and white trail; (B) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; green body with three diagonal stripes of black on red on white and three diagonal rows of three blobs each of red and white on yellow; (C) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; with an opaque red body on a small white core; spiral floral decoration, yellow with blue and white and pink and white blobs. Also isolated turquoise blue blobs scattered over surface; (D) two beads - Venetian Fancy - spherical; black core with raised surface decoration with spiral floral patterns consisting of yellow leaves and turquoise blue and pink and white dots representing flowers; also yellow dots scattered over the bead surface; (E) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; on black body with sparsely scattered pale blue dots; (F) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; white opaque body; equatorial floral band, blue with green and red dots representing flowers. Raised surface decoration; (G) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; black body with blue, pink and white equatorially trailed band with scattered yellow spots on either side; (H) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical; with black core and white outer coat; decorated with pink and blue spots; the blue spots are arranged in longitudinal rows of three; (I) one bead - Venetian Fancy - short barrel; opaque white body with green longitudinal stripes and double knot motif made from blue and white trail (not twisted); (J) one bead - Venetian Fancy - short, elliptical yellow body with thin green longitudinal stripes separating longitudinal rows of three pink blobs; (K) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical body in yellow with turquoise blue blobs; (L) one bead - Venetian Fancy - spherical with green blobs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lamb, Alastair, Source
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