Bird Cage with Stuffed Parrot

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2310

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

Descriptive Terms

birdcages (containers)
soldering
taxidermy
Aves (class)
tin (metal)
Tin
Soldered
Stuffed Bird
Cage, Bird

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Animal Husbandry T&E

Dimensions

36 (H), 16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.318