Millefiore African Trade Beads, Mixed Lot of 3, Largest 20x10mm


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  • Mixed lot of 3 Venetian Millefiore trade beads, largest 20x10mm
  • Different sizes and patterns: but all three with rare brown cores, and one in the unusual "olive" shape. 
  • The smallest and the oval would be early 1800s and the oval also has the rare star pattern in its murini.
  • The larger bead is from the later 1800s with a classic flower pattern quite widely spaced on its sold brown core
  • Fun for a young collector, or a bracelet or two
  • All trade beads have holes big enough for 1-2mm leather cords
  • Made in Venice, Italy 1800s to early 1900s for the African trade