Diameter and length: 0.8 x 0.6 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)
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This dark green glazed bead is shaped like a lotus flower, and is pierced top-to-bottom.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way