Bead

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Object Name: 
Bead
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.25 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, Diam: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1983-1984
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow-brown, orange, black non-lead glasses; millefiori- mosaic, lampwork. Ovoid opaque yellow-brown shape, with a complex orange and black mosaic pattern encircling the sides; pierced by a large, cylindrical hole.
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1985-11-21
Liu, Robert K., Source
1985-11-21
Category: 
Kyoyu Asao, Tombodama/Glass Bead Master (Ornament) (1980-4) cover, pp. 13-18; BIB# AI8890