Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 1.2 cm, L: 1.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Y. Yamanishi
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish yellow glass with gold leaf; gold leaf technique. Cylindrical shape; thick outer layer with elongated bubbles on encases gold foil on a thin cylindrical core, sides rounded by tooling and reheating.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Yamanishi, Y., Source
1981-01-28
Category: