Bird Ornament

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Dublin Core

Title

Bird Ornament

Subject

Figure, knickknacks

Description

This finely detailed figurine depicts a male rose-ringed parakeet, distinguished by the ring around his neck. A subspecies of these birds live in India, and are common as pets. This decorative piece displays elegant engraving techniques that recreate a sense of the birds feathers and identifying features.

Source

Gift of Henry LeGrand Cannon

Date

1850-1900

Contributor

Curated by Samantha Weinberg

Format

Tin

Identifier

1898.1.558

Coverage

India

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

About the Original Item

Date Added
August 11, 2010
Collection
Fleming Museum
Citation
“Bird Ornament,” Omeka@CTL, accessed October 24, 2020, http://ctl.w3.uvm.edu/omeka/items/show/557.
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