Pendant Bead

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Object Name: 
Pendant Bead
Accession Number: 
52.1.33 B
Overall L: 2 cm
On Display
600-250 BC
Primary Description: 
Pendant Bead. Opaque white glass, pitted with weathering film on surface, applied translucent deep blue glass; core-formed with trailed and tooled decoration. Small pendant bead in the form of a ram's head modeled in white with applied eye of blue and a blue cane with spirally twisted white applied as horns, onto this is attached a blue ear.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 110, #221; BIB# 29547
The magnificient collection of ancient Egyptian art, Greek and Roman sculptures ... formed by M. A. Mansoor (1952-01-31) lot #199;