Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.4 cm, Diam: 0.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, green, blue, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with central multi-pointed star with red outline and 7-pointed green star in center. Central star surrounded by three suns with colorless centers, white rays, and blue outlines, and three white stars with blue outlines. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "131" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
131
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 134; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 34, fig. 131; BIB# 33778