Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.35
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.4 cm, Diam: 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, red, yellow, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with central 7-pointed sun with white center and blue rays outlined in white. Sun surrounded by seven rings of white dots outlined in red and yellow. Seven white V-shapes outlined in blue situated between rings of dots. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "151" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
151
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 37, fig. 154; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 35, fig. 151; BIB# 33778