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Miners' Birdcage

1985.112 (RS118499)

Description

Rectangular wooden miners' bird cage; vertical wooden bars subdivided by horizontal bars; one wall with vertical removable wires and wide horizontal wooden band; pottery drinking cup attached inside and 2 perching bars. No bars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BIRDCAGE
Birdcage
birdcages (furniture components)
ceramic (material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.112
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24770

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