Bird keeping is an ancient art. Long before the Spaniards invaded Mexico, Macaws were being bred as pets and the Japanese were cultivating beautiful songbirds. But of course it was the French, during the time of Louis XIV that brought bird keeping into popular culture.
These birds all needed housing and the variety of cages designed for them is as varied as our own homes.
From the Baroque...
..whether for decor impact, or for keeping live birds..
beautiful bird cages, with their airy design adds ambiance to every space they grace.
It is no surprise that they are the darlings of decorators around the world.
If you love bird cages as much as we do, we offer this gilded cage currently on Chairish. https://www.chairish.com/product/286472/gilded-birdcage
or click our icon in the right hand column. A stunning home for a pair of Java Temple Birds, Finches or Canaries.
Until next time..