Vintage Small Pierced Brass Cricket Box Made in India | Boho Chic Home Decor Jewelry Storage Box | Keepsake Box
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Wonderful small cricket box with a gorgeous patina and pierced quatrefoil pattern. The box is octagon shaped (eight sides) and the pattern is on all sides including the lid. There is a wonderfully carved handle and latch, and four rounded feet on the bottom. Would fit right in a boho chic room. Can be used as beautiful organization boxes for jewelry, trinkets or even potpourri.
「History」 This ornate brass cage was designed to house a cricket. Crickets were considered good luck, and this would allow the owner to take his pets with him wherever he went. The lid opens up to allow ease of entry/exit. And perforated holes are cut out for air flow.
「Dimension」 4" H x 4.75" W x 3.75" D (with handle)
「Condition」 Good vintage condition. Discoloration/oxidation inside consistent with age and use. Give it a good cleaning if you prefer!