Bead

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.18
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 1.9 cm, Diam: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1983-1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Black, polychrome non-lead glasses; mosaic-millefiori, lampwork. Ovoid shape, black, with polychrome mosaic-millefiori pattern on each face; red, black and white striped millefiori canes set onto, and projecting slightly from, the sides; pierced by a large cylindrical hole.
Provenance: 
Liu, Robert K., Source
1985-08-16
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1985-08-16
Category: 
Contemporary Flameworked Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 1997-05-24 through 1997-10-26
Contemporary Flameworked Glass (1997) p. 25, #1; BIB# 58954