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Box in the form of a bird's nest

Manufacturer: Höchst Porcelain Factory

Date: c.1765-1770
Dimensions:
Overall: 12.5 x 10.9 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Mainz, Höchst
Object number: G83.1.698.1-2
DescriptionHöchst bird's nest box and cover, the circular box modelled as a pale yellow basket. It is containing a brown mossy bird's nest with four speckled tan eggs and a bright yellow canary perched at the rim.