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Yes, you're right !

It is a bead.


But a special one with an unusual function. It was made in Italy as a weight for a tablecloth.
This brightly colored glazed clay bead has an inscription in the center Anno Santo 1925 + (Holy Year 1925). Other examples of beads made as decorative weights include some used on Chinese scrolls.


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