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Millefiori bead

Sales price $600.00
Millefiori mosaic glass bead MSA56Egyptian mosaic glass bead MSA56
Millefiori mosaic glass bead MSA56Millefiori mosaic glass bead MSA56Ancient mosaic glass bead MSA56
Description

56MSA
Millefiori glass bead
Egypt
Date:  1- 3 century
Mosaic cane glass

Folded (the seam is clearly visible) from fused together 3 section of the same complex mosaic cane. Manufactured in several stages, complex mosaic cane consists of red petals with white centers and quatrefoil  leaves.
Intact, excellent condition.
Height 12 mm, diameter 15 mm.

For similar beads see:
-Véronique Arveiller-Dulong, Marie-Dominique Nenna.  Les Verres antiques du Musée du Louvre III : Parure, instruments et éléments d’incrustation, Paris, Éditions du Louvre, Somogy, 2011, p. 158: 203-19