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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.123.A-X
Title
Twenty Four Globular Blue Glass Beads
Classification
Jewelry
Work Type
jewelry
Date
Three Kingdoms period, probably Silla kingdom, 6th-7th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210207
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Semi-clear cobalt-blue glass; reportedly from Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang province
Dimensions
each bead, approx.: Diam. 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)
Provenance
Hervey E. Wetzel (1988-1918), Boston, MA (by 1919), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.123.A-X
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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