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Cricket cage

Cricket cage
Usage Conditions Apply
ca. 1903
Decorative Arts
Cricket cage
Wood, metal wire
Credit Line
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
Roughly cube-form, wire cage with square, wooden roof and base; three corner posts sheathed in wood, fourth post of wire, coiled at top, acts as door; corner wires looped at top; wire loop and hook in top center.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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made in
Verona, Italy