Cane Slice

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Object Name: 
Cane Slice
Place Made: 
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Overall Diam: .7 cm
Not on Display
about 1843-1845
Credit Line: 
Gift of Giovanni Sarpillon
Primary Description: 
The cane section depicts the man in the moon in opaque white glass facing right with facial features outlined in red. The circle of the moon is indicated in white against an opaque, pale blue background. The picture cane is encased in increasingly darker shades of blue, and a final layer of colorless glass including a circle of opaque white stars.
Sarpellon, Giovanni, Former Collection
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 43, #410; BIB# 33778
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 43, #410; BIB# 33778