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Bead: C.13-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Production)


Blue glass with white trailed and marvered decoration. Of circular, flattened form with a hole through the middle. On one side there is a human-faced crescent moon and two stars. On the other side there is an indeterminate design.


History note: Stevens, 19th September, 1933, Sale Catalogue, lot 198; Wellcome Institute No. A 131855.

Legal notes

Given by the Trustees of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster of 21st March 1977

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 1.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mount Carmel ⪼ Palestine

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-03-08) by Wellcome Institute


19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Blue glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Blue glass with white trailed and marvered decoration

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1982
Primary reference Number: 28053
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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