Cane Slice

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Title: 
Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.37
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 2.3 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1994
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpillon
Web Description: 
This commemorative cane celebrates the 900th anniversary of the inauguration of the Basilica of San Marco in 1094.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
1995-05-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
1094-1994
signature
below the monogram
monogram cane MdR
signature
between two blue lines
Primary Description: 
Transparent red, blue, white, yellow, black; pulled, assembled, fused, cut, ground, and polished. Winged Lion of San Marco facing right, his head turned to the left, his left paw is resting on an opened book with illegible inscription; he is surrounded by yellow stars on a blue background; in exergue between two blue lines on white ground the signature cane MdR; below, 1094-1994. Transparent red band framing image; monogram cane MdR.
Una Murrina per San Marco: 1094-1994
Venue(s)
Caffe Florian 1995-04-22 through 1995-05-10