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1916

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Cricket Cage And Base (Japan), late 19th century

This is a Cricket cage and base. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is 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: 19.5 x 9.3 x 9 cm (7 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On label on underside: "A la Jonque Chinoise. 2, Rue du Havre. Tea Wharehouse Chine-Japon"

Cite this object as

Cricket Cage And Base (Japan), late 19th century; wood; H x W x D: 19.5 x 9.3 x 9 cm (7 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-40-5-a,b

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