Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.73
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.2 cm, Diam: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1843
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, green, red, yellow, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane with central quatrefoil design consisting of four blue ovoid shapes; four arced lines surround quatrefoil to make outer ring: one white line cased in red, one white cased in blue, one white cased in yellow, and one white cased in green. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "253" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
253
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 38, fig. 256; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 253; BIB# 33778