Vintage and Antique Bird Cages
The vintage and antique bird cage (or birdcage) is something of a paradox: A container to hold creatures humans are obsessed with specifically for their freedom and ability to soar through the air. Ancient Sumerians, Egyptians, Persians, Babylonians, Hindus, Aztecs, Polynesians, Vikings, Romans, and Greeks all kept birds as pets in cages. Birds that could mimic human voices were a particular fascination. The earliest cages were probably made...