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Antique 19th Century Small Carved Egg-shaped Handheld Wooden Cricket Cage
Item location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Technical specifications, photos and description:
Crickets as pets date back to ancient Chinese culture. They were valued for their songs. Around the 12th century, they began to be kept for fighting purposes.
Excellent condition. What appears to be damage at one end could also be an irregularity in the wood. It measures 2" long; about 1/2" in diameter. Screw closing operates easily.
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