Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.3 cm, Diam: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, yellow, orange, green, blue, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with three medallions, each showing a different design: one orange 6-pointed star cased in white with green outline, one 7-pointed blue star cased in white with red outline, and one yellow square with red quatrefoil cased in white with blue outline. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "175" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
175
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 39, fig. 178; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 37, fig. 174; BIB# 33778