The Cat and I
At the time it was in a battered ill fitting glass case which which it was not designed for. I began to dig at the pile and was more in disbelief about it than I was when I first noticed it. With low light and a reflective glass case photographing was not an easy task .
After a brief discussion with the owner it was released from the case and placed in a suitably dark area where I could also use some lighting.
The origin of the “Cat and I” is unknown, the owner of the shop had little knowledge other than it was bought in a ‘job lot’. Since receiving the job lot it had just been stashed in a corner for later sorting. There were no markings or attributes to provide any information but it was believed to French late 1800’s early 1900’s. I am so glad I caught this although not quite pleased when I was quoted the price to buy.
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