Cricket Cage, Chinese, tortoise shell, c.1960, Beautifully carved top with unusual fluted body, gorgeous color. Chinese tradition of keeping crickets as pets and in the olden days you see gentlemen leisurely walking or sitting holding their cricket cages and enjoying listening to them. Cages vary in materials, sizes and opulence , the more elaborate the cage, the more prestige. 5”H. Weight: 1 lb.