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1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Birdcage With Fishbowl (Netherlands), early 19th century

This is a Birdcage with fishbowl. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is sycamore-inlaid fruitwood and fruitwood veneered wood, carved gilt wood, blown enamel-painted and gilt-decorated glass, cast brass, stamped gilt metal, metal wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Birdcage fishbowl.

This object was donated by Channing Hare. It is credited Gift of Channing Hare.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Bulb Lamp, 1966
  • mold-blown glass, chrome-plated metal, incandescent bulb.
  • Gift of Ingo Maurer.
  • 2008-16-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a & b): 62.2 x 31.8 x 31.8 cm (24 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Birdcage With Fishbowl (Netherlands), early 19th century; sycamore-inlaid fruitwood and fruitwood veneered wood, carved gilt wood, blown enamel-painted and gilt-decorated glass, cast brass, stamped gilt metal, metal wire; H x W x D (a & b): 62.2 x 31.8 x 31.8 cm (24 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Channing Hare; 1971-7-1-a/d

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