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Birdcage (England), ca. 1765

This is a Birdcage. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is carved and joined mahogany, metal wire, sheet metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Alfred G. Burnham. It is credited Gift of Alfred G. Burnham.

  • Chair (England), 1750–60
  • carved and joined red walnut, silk damask (reproduction).
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2006-5-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 77 x 39 x 39cm (30 5/16 x 15 3/8 x 15 3/8in.)

Cite this object as

Birdcage (England), ca. 1765; carved and joined mahogany, metal wire, sheet metal; H x W x D: 77 x 39 x 39cm (30 5/16 x 15 3/8 x 15 3/8in.); Gift of Alfred G. Burnham; 1952-69-1

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