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    Posted 5 years ago

    Newfld
    (1327 items)

    This 1 1-2" basket brooch is overflowing with black enamel, goldtone & rhinestone kittens, and is a Carolee design. Not marked but got this on auction with a Carolee hangtag I have misplaced, it was a Neiman Marcus purchase from the 1990s. The co was founded in 1972 by Carolee Friedlander

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    Comments

    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      Too cute! Were all the "Lee" sisters??? I didn't realize there were so many!
    2. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 5 years ago
      I can just hear these kitties mewling impatiently and curiously peeping from and nudging each other around in the basket- such lively and vocal little creatures! I especially like the little black one peeping out over the edge with his bright green eyes!
    3. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      So pleased you enjoyed this kitty basket & many thanks for the love
      share
      TimeT
      fort
      ho2
      Mary
      Scott
      Adele
      Thomas
      Eileen
      Ken
      Lauren
      Purvis
      Mariecollector

      Thanks share for the super comment, maybe there were five or six Lee sisters don't know, at any rate they were all cat lovers!

      Eileen thank you so much for the lovely compliments, I know, these kittens are overflowing and seem to be saying, mom it's time you let us out of here we need to explore! I really like the way Carolee made them differently (metal, enamel & rhinestone) but all have the pretty green eyes that make them related

      Right Lauren, can't you just hear the baby meows as they jockey for position, and agree the black one is the best, with its outlined face it really resembles a Laurel Burch cat who did those great cat brooches in the 80s, wonderful comment thanks so much
    4. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      Thank you aura for the very kind and thoughtful love it is always greatly appreciated
    5. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 5 years ago
      Cute as a button,.. as they said back in the day ...nice find jenni
    6. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 5 years ago
      Great piece for the cat lover, like the variation of enamel vs rhinestone in the kittens
    7. plein-air-painter plein-air-painter, 5 years ago
      Totally adorable and so detailed! Wonderful piece.
    8. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      Thanks Roycroft for the really nice compliment, so glad you liked this

      MrsT it does have a lot of variety, very pleased you enjoyed these kitties thank you so much for the warm praise

      Maureen many thanks for your really sweet compliments I am thrilled you liked this kitty basket

      Grateful for the love all
      Roycroft
      MrsT
      Maureen
    9. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Omg ..... Sweetest !! Made me think of this

      Barbara had a Cat
      That swallowed a Ball of Yarn,
      and when the Cat had Kittens....
      They all had sweathers on !!
    10. Newfld Newfld, 5 years ago
      Lol Rose, I love that cat poem it's great!! Thanks so much for posting that & giving me a good morning smile

      Very grateful for the love
      Sean
      Malkey
      Rose
    11. Newfld Newfld, 1 month ago
      Thank you prettymollie for the love it's very kind of you & much appreciated!

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