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birdcage Miniature

This is a miniature. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

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  • plaited rattan, sago-palm ribs, cane.
  • Transferred from the US Department of Agriculture and Dr. E. W. Brandes,....
  • 15.2012.16
  • Birdcage (China)
  • lacquered wood with inlaid bone,ivory, and ebony (base); carved and cut....
  • Gift of Thomas F. Ryan.
  • 1916-26-1-a/jj

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8 x 5.2 x 5.2cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 2 1/16in.)

Cite this object as

birdcage Miniature; Netherlands; silver; H x W x D: 8 x 5.2 x 5.2cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 2 1/16in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1949-19-6

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