An antique French 'appel' cage - used by hunters to attract song thrushes. One bird was captured and put in the cage, when it sang, it would attract other birds of the same species. A lovely decorative accent.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 7½" high x 11¾" x 8"
Approx. overall 19cm high x 30cm x 20cm