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A large, early Islamic Glass bead, ca 8th century AD
Reference No: MG903
A large, early Islamic Glass bead, ca 8th century AD
Price : $ 375
EUR 345.75 GBP 295.91 AUD 575.33
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of striking blue glass, a large bead of semi-spherical form with large hole in the center for stringing.

Condition:  Small round loss possibly realated to an original bubble in the glass, some surface deposits, intact and in very good condition overall.  A beautiful piece.

Dimensions:  Diameter:  3.5 cm (1 3/8 inches) 

Provenance:  Private collection of George Ollinger, Pennsylvania USA, acquired in the late 1950's - 1960s, thereafter in a private Pennsylvania collection, acquired from the Ollinger estate in the late 1990's.