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Box in the form of a bird's nest

Manufacturer: Frankenthal Porcelain Factory

Date: c.1770
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.694.1-2): 4 1/2 x 4 in. (11.4 x 10.2 cm)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Palatinate, Frankenthal
Object number: G83.1.694.1-2
DescriptionFrankenthal bird box and cover, formed as a yellow basket surmounted by a brown 'moss' nest containing a goldfinch and two fledglings.