Rare Ormolu Squirrel Cage
This lovely squirrel cage has an evolving
cage that moves around while the squirrel is stationary on a rod. This
sought after piece rarely comes on the market and is considered one of the
best pieces to buy in miniature for an antique dolls' house. This cylinder
cage moves easily and is held in place by a stand on each side. The
beauty of the cage are the sides where the raised designs that are
detailed to give it such a rich appearance. The platform is flat with a
decorative design on the edge. Inside is a wax squirrel painted in brown
with a gray underside. A remarkable piece!
Measurements: 2-1/4"h. x 2-1/8"w.
Circa: 19th Century