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Millefiori bead

Sales price $450.00
Egyptian mosaic glass bead MSA57Egyptian mosaic glass bead MSA57
Egyptian mosaic glass bead MSA57Egyptian mosaic glass bead MSA57
Description

57MSA
Millefiori glass bead
Egypt
Date:  1- 3 century
Mosaic cane glass

Folded (the seam is clearly visible) from fused together 4 section of the same complex mosaic cane. Manufactured in several stages, complex mosaic cane consists of green sub-canes, placed around a four-petals flower.
Intact, good condition.
Height 15 mm, diameter 16 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