The objects in this case were used for pet crickets! Gourds for houses- cages for carrying- dishes for feeding- brushes for tickling and even some rings for staging cricket fights.
People often kept crickets because they were such good singers. Listen to crickets singing
In China, crickets were not only kept as good luck pets, they were trained athletes!
Do you take care of a pet? What kinds of things do you do to make your pet happy? What does your pet do that makes you happy?