This rare bird, a ceramic parrot, conceals the working parts of a radio loudspeaker made in 1927. It substituted for the large horn used to amplify the sound of the radio and sold for about $900. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

This rare bird, a ceramic parrot, conceals the working parts of a radio loudspeaker made in 1927. It substituted for the large horn used to amplify the sound of the radio and sold for about $900. (Cowles Syndicate Inc.)

This ceramic parrot concealed an early radio’s loudspeaker

The rare bird statue hid the working parts of a 1927 radio and was a substitute for a large horn.

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