Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.3 cm, Diam: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, reddish-pink, blue, yellow, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with small circle in center containing a wedge each of yellow, white, and blue glass; circle cased in colorless and white. Four reddish-pink rectangular pieces outlined in white flank circle. Ring of dark blue containing roughly fourteen rings alternating between colorless/blue/white and colorless/white. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "245" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
245
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 39, fig. 248; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 37, fig. 245; BIB# 33778