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Object Name Birdcage
Catalog Number 2000.21.168
Collection Miscellaneous
Other Name Singing bird
Date 1870
Description ca. 1870 Mechanical singing bird in gilt cage
Automoton, possibly a real bird.
Base is wood painted blue and gold with floral inlay. Wire cage is brass. Winds on side with wooden turner.
Measurements: Height: 21", 10" base diameter,
Material brass, wood, burlap
Place of Origin Switzerland (?)