S/3748 Antique Treen 19th Century Mahogany Circus Mouse Carrier
An extremely well constructed travelling circus performing mouse carrier in mahogany, having a cage with a revolving barrel shaped wire wheel, that has three circular holes, one of which as it revolves is aligned to a hole in the end, which leads to a further hinged lidded compartment containing a small removable food or water tray. There is a shallow sliding tray under the wheel for cleaning purposes. It is a serious piece for the collector on unusual items, and retains a patination.
8 in. (20.5 cm.) Wide
4 in. (10 cm.) Deep
5½ in. (14 cm.) High
English Circa 1830