Eye Bead

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Object Name: 
Eye Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.554
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 2.4 cm, Th: 2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 399-300 BC
Primary Description: 
Opaque light green glass; hot-worked, coiled. Entire surface background and colored portions of the compound "eyes" now lost leaving only the original white layers of the stratified eyes; heavy from lead content.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Karlbeck, Ovar, Source
1975-05
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31