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a cage with a difference...




La Cage - Maison...
This impressive carved wooden cage dates back to the 19th century and was found in the North of France.

It looks just like a real house, it has kept its original tones and is embellished with a balcony, a door and even a staircase. It was not uncommon at the time, the owners make a request of a cage in the image of their home.

What a fabulous idea, now I just need to find someone to make me one....



Leeann x

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  1. Yo que hago casas de muñecas, me ha enamorado. es bellisima.
    la haria solo por tenerla aunque sea de adorno.
    besujis!!!!

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  2. I am crazy over bird cages and this one is the bomb. What i wouldn't give to have it or one simular. And to have one made like the house, what a great thought. if you find a craftsmen, please pass that name on. Thanks Richard from My Old Historic House.

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  3. I have never seen anything like that before, it is so beautiful!
    Jillx

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  4. Hello! My first visit, will visit you again. Seriously, I thoroughly enjoyed your posts. Congrats for your work. If you wish to follow back that would be great I'm at http://nelsonsouzza.blogspot.com
    Thanks for sharing!

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  5. I am a scenic designer and often make scale models. I could build this cage or one in the likeness of someone's home if interested. staci.walters@gmail.com

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{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}
Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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{photo from here}
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