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- Chinese, Antique Provincial Cricket Cage
Chinese, Antique Provincial Cricket Cage
Made from a formed gourd with a fitted wire top, this cricket cage carried crickets to the gathering places of cricket aficionados 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