Miners' Birdcage

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-24770

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

Descriptive Terms

birdcages (furniture components)
wood (plant material)
ceramic (material)
Birdcage
BIRDCAGE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

7 1/4 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.112