Mosaic Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Cane Slice
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.3.9
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, yellow, red, blue, pink, white, and green glass; mosaic glass technique. Circular cane slice with central 8-pointed white star with bluish-green outline, surrounded by nine white stars, surrounded by eight stars alternating between blue outlined in white and pink, and red outlined in white and yellow. Cane slice mounted on square piece of cardstock with "71" written on reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Source
2011-06-14
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
71
inscription
Handwritten back of cardstock
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 36, fig. 74; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 34, fig. 71; BIB# 33778