Glass pendant ornament in the form of a pair of birds


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Uncertain color, possibly pale greyish blue; opaque white trails.
Double bead with central transverse hole, pierced through bodies and bridge from right to left, shaped as two birds, each tooled into S-shaped head and drawn out into a flattened broad tail, joined by a cylindrical bridge on side of body.
Broad trail wound round each bird from head to tail.
Tail of one bird missing, with weathered break; enamel-like weathering covering most of surfaces.

Glass pendant ornament in the form of a pair of birds, Glass, Egyptian

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