It is signed Judy Beals 1988 #6 & it looks better in person than these photos show. It has four graduated square box tiers & is made of wood with brass bars, having turned legs & turned spire finials on top.
It has a working door & is an extremely delicate & rare piece, perhaps I should even call it a miniature masterpiece. I've seen many Krupick birdcages but have never seen another of these come up for sale. Inside are four perches, three attached to one piece of brass wire & able to be lifted out by pulling the lid off the top (carefully). At bottom is a larger perch which is wooden & attached on the bars on either side.
Glued onto every perch is a gorgeous bird handmade by artisan Barbara Ann Meyer, four in all. She sculpts her miniature birds, then reproduces them in metal, then hand paints each one very skillfully. At bottom, there is I believe, a turtle dove, above that a slightly smaller red-breasted robin, & above that a chickadee, & above that the smallest bird is one I don't recall the name of (sorry).
The birdcage measures 5 & 5/16" tall to the top of the middle spire & is 1 & 3/8" wide. CONDITION- There is no visible damage or issues other than being vintage & used. All appears to be good & intact. This is a handmade piece & the finials are not all identical in shape or length so please take note of that.
The bird perches are not perfectly parallel to one another & the whole thing tilts slightly to right from the front & more to the left from the back. You would display it from the front so his doesn't matter & is not damage, just how it was made.I say things like this whenever fragile parts are included. I will, of course, do whatever I can to help if this unexpected event were to happen. ABOUT US- We are Chris & Holly Wood of Scottsville, KY & we sell dollhouse miniatures at shows (in Chicago & Philadelphia & plan to be at Good Sam) & we sell under born-again & scraphooked. We hope you will choose to do business with us. We truly want you to be happy & so we strive to be overwhelmingly anal in pointing out condition to avoid any unwelcome surprises & leave you feeling it is better in person than we made it sound. We describe our items thoroughly & offer many photos. What you see is what you will get. If you read & look thoroughly, you will get what you expect & hopefully you will be pleased. The item "1988 Rare Judy Beals 4 Tier Birdcage & 4 birds by Barbara Ann Meyer 5 Finial Top" is in sale since Friday, May 18, 2018.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dollhouse Miniatures\Artist Offerings". The seller is "scraphooked" and is located in Scottsville, Kentucky. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.