Bird Cage

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2763

Description

Miner's brown-painted wooden canary birdcage; cube form, with chamfered corner posts and bulbous finials; iron bars and handle; all on a molded platform base; suspended bird perch inside the cage with a wood and wax yellow canary perched on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

birdcages (containers)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
carving (processes)
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
Wrought
Nailed
Painted
Carved
CAGE, BIRD

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Bird Food or Water Dish Accession Number 1991.825
Title Bird Food or Water Dish Accession Number 1991.826

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Animal Husbandry T&E

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1209