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Important French Renaissance Style Birdcage by Eric Lansdown for William Gaylord


Historical custom bird cage produced by artist Eric Lansdown and commissioned by William Gaylord for the reception hall of the Sherman House in San Francisco Ca. This extraordinary piece was inspired by Chateau Chenonceau in the Loire Valley of France. It was painstakingly made with intricate details and materials. The birdcage has been featured in numerous magazines including Architectural Digest and was also displayed in Gumps San Francisco. This well known piece stood in the Sherman House for decades and greeted guests and visitors with the lovely sound of chirping finches.


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  • Condition
    Good. Minor wear from use with a beautiful distressed patina. Disassembles into 4 pieces..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 87 in. x W 69 in. x D 23 in.

    H 220.98 cm x W 175.26 cm x D 58.42 cm

  • Seller location
    Oakland, CA
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