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"Verdino" Birdcage

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.

  • Model 3461 Vase
  • hand-molded glass set with fire-joined turquoise canes (mezza filigrana),....
  • Museum purchase from the Members' Acquisitions Fund of Cooper-Hewitt,....
  • 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; 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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