Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.4 cm, Diam: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, red, green, gray, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with three central rings of white stars, each containing a different design: one 6-pointed gray star outlined in white, one multi-pointed white star outlined in blue with colorless center, and one multi-pointed white star outlined in green with reddish teardrop medallion in center. Three smaller rings of white circles around outer edge with red centers and white stars with colorless centers. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "170" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
170
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 38, fig. 173; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 170; BIB# 33778