Enamelling was an Italian speciality in the 1970s, when this tabby cat was made. It is beautifully enamelled in translucent white and shades of brown and yellow, on textured 18K. The nose is enamel, but the eyes are tear-drop jades, and the mouth a ruby - and there are a few tiny diamonds in the bow, just for a hint of sparkle. It is simply stamped 750 on a paw, but the work and enamelling is undoubtedly Italian. Ear to tail 1 3/4 inches: 48 mm approximately
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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