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1954

  • Work on this object began.

1964

  • Work on this object ended.

1965

  • We acquired this object.

2000

2020

  • You found it!

"Verdino" Birdcage, ca. 1959

This is a Birdcage. It was designed by Charles Lin Tissot. It is dated ca. 1959 and we acquired it in 1965. Its medium is glass, brass, plexiglass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Göran F. Holmquist. It is credited Gift of Göran F. Holmquist.

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  • 2013-11-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 68 x 61 x 59cm (26 3/4 x 24 x 23 1/4in.)

Cite this object as

"Verdino" Birdcage, ca. 1959; Designed by Charles Lin Tissot (American, 1904 - 1994); Italy; glass, brass, plexiglass; H x W x D: 68 x 61 x 59cm (26 3/4 x 24 x 23 1/4in.); Gift of Göran F. Holmquist; 1965-50-1-a/tt

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