Magnificent Victorian diamond and gem set cat brooch
Magnificent Victorian diamond and gem set cat brooch. The cats body densely covered in old cat diamonds, and finely and deeply carved to the edges and tail. Gold backed and silver set. With gold whiskers, nose, old cut emerald eyes, the cat holds a ï¿½ carat claw set Ceylon sapphire. The bar bears a French eagle's head assay mark. French, circa 1880
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