Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 0.2 cm, Diam: 0.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpellon
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red, dark blue appearing black, and white glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with white center outlined in red containing the initials "PP" in dark blue appearing black glass. Central design surrounded by ring of white stars. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "362" written on front.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
362
inscription
Handwritten front of cardstock
PP
monogram
Mosaic glass technique center of cane slice
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 43, fig. 365; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 41, fig. 362; BIB# 33778