Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.33
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.3 cm, Diam: 0.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, green, red, blue, yellow, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with central ring of white dots outlined in green. Central ring surrounded by eight medallions of four different designs. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "147" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
147
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 150; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 34, fig. 147; BIB# 33778