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1913

  • Work on this object ended.

1916

  • We acquired this object.

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Cricket Cage (Italy), ca. 1903

This is a Cricket cage. It is dated ca. 1903 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is brass, metal wire, painted wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (handle extended vertically): 7.2 x 8.5 x 5.2 cm (2 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On underside in graphite: [two lines of illegible writing] / "1903 / Florence, Italy 1903"

Cite this object as

Cricket Cage (Italy), ca. 1903; brass, metal wire, painted wood; H x W x D (handle extended vertically): 7.2 x 8.5 x 5.2 cm (2 13/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-40-13

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