February 29, 2024

This folk art mouse trap looks like something out of a nightmare. The incredible handmade cat-shaped trap is carved from wood and features a set of blunt metal spikes as teeth. Ouch! Nautilus Antiques:

This wonderful mousetrap, dated 1 March 1921 and shaped as a threatening cat, definitely embodies many of these traits: even a humble object of everyday life, such as a trap, had to be beautiful.

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