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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
Geography: 
Probably made in Venice, Italy
Culture: 
Venetian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

With Henry Hammond Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn., by 1929; sold to Francis Patrick Garvan (1875–1937), New York, October 14, 1929; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

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

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.