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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. 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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