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Bird Cage with Stuffed Parrot

Description

Large molded ring with disc and two shaped hooks holds conical-shaped top on cylindrical body comprised of tube-like bars with molded circular base; interior of cage with hanging ring, tubular perch and tin door with hasp; cage holds a stuffed parrot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
Aves (class)
soldering
taxidermy
tin (metal)
Object type
Animal Husbandry T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
birdcages (containers)
Cage, Bird
Soldered
soldering
Stuffed Bird
taxidermy
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
36 (H), 16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.318
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2310

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