American Decorative Arts

Strand of Beads

1600–1625

Flameworked soda-lime and potash-lime glass

20 1/2 in. (52.07 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1734
Culture: 
Venetian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Probably made in Venice, Italy
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Henry Hammond Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn., by 1929; by purchase to Francis P. Garvan, New York, bill dated 14 October 1929; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 22–23, no. 4.

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