Antique Chinese Provencial Cricket Cage
Made from a formed gourd with a fitted wire top, this crickette cage carried crickettes to the gathering places of crickette afficianidos who wagered on the out come of cricket wrestling.
Considered entertainment for elderly, retired men.
The crickets were carefully cared for and transported in protected cages of a wide variety of material. This gourd cage shows fore site and patience in construction..
5" in height, 4 1/2" in diameter