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
Price: SOLD

 

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