Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.5 cm, Diam: 0.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, blue, green, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with central multi-pointed sun with white rays outlined in blue and colorless circle outlined in red in center. Central sun surrounded by four matching suns alternating with four colorless circles outlined in red, white, and green. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "144" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
144
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 147; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 34, fig. 144; BIB# 33778