A German Hand-Made Sapphire Blue Mica Cased Marble. This very rare handmade German antique marble is an early example dating from between 1850 1880. It has a highly sought after’cased’ structure with a layer of clear glass surrounding the beautiful deep sapphire blue base core, which has a formed dip confirming to a gentle swirl. This can be seen in the final photos, which are taken under water to illustrate the casing. The high quality glass is gleaming with colour – and innundated with flakes of silvery, sparkling mica. The thick distribution and lovely colour evokes a clear starlit night. A classic design with a captivating character and an unusual structure; making for a very collectible marble. Size: 16.8mm or 0.66” or 21/32” inch. Condition: Wet mint, 9.9. Please view the photos to reveal the surface, form and colours of the marble, this allows a visual evaluation of condition and style. We take every care to ensure your orders are securely packaged. CollectibleMarbles – Quality Marbles and Affordable Prices. With a reliable, friendly service: if you have any questions please just ask us, we are happy to help. This item is in the category “Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Marbles”. The seller is “collectiblemarbles” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Hand Made
- Period: c.1880
- Style: Mica Marble
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Vintage: Yes