String of Beads

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: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
91.3.548
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 39.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
12 millefiori - 10 colorless with transparent pink swirls decorated with millefiori canes, ovoid and cylindrical, lampworked - 2 opaque pink with millefiori canes, lampworked, ovoid; 4 circular transparent pink, lustre surface; 17 ovoid, transparent opalescent with transparent pink swirls, white crumbs, marvered, lampworked; ?? assorted shapes, opalescent with transparent pink swirls (some melon, some circular, some barrel with dimples, 1 ovoid spiral fluted, 2 barrel spiral fluted); 2 ovoid transparent pink with opaque pink swirls, lampworked; 1 opaque opalescent with pink and white crumbs, uneven surface, barrel shape. Strung on waxed linen.
Provenance: 
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source
1991-07-03
Category: