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1916

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Birdcage (Netherlands), probably 18th century

This is a Birdcage. It is dated probably 18th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is painted wood, painted metal, metal wire, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 52.5 x 30.5 x 39.5cm (20 11/16 x 12 x 15 9/16in.)

Cite this object as

Birdcage (Netherlands), probably 18th century; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); painted wood, painted metal, metal wire, glass; H x W x D: 52.5 x 30.5 x 39.5cm (20 11/16 x 12 x 15 9/16in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-19-25-a/c

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