Lion up for Carnegie's tribute to the king of the jungle. Glowing ruby red cabochon eyes and faux Persian turquoise accent beads punctuate an already commanding presence. With his magnificent mane and upswept whiskers he adorned with a swag of golden chains. A long tapered blade like spear extends from his jaw. Fiercely friendly. Courageous and kingly. Carnegie's the ringmaster of the pride.
The brooch measures about 2 3/4 inches x 1 1/8 inches at it's widest point with a 1/2 inch profile. Weight is approximately 12 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. Red cabs retain glow and color. Turquoise colored cabs retain color. Gold tone finish intact, front and back. Spear has a slight slant at point. Lion head retains incredible dimension with no dents, improper bends or collapse. All soldering secure. Pin back strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs.
Reverse of brooch is signed within an oval cartouche in distinctive font: "Hattie Carnegie" , no copyright symbol.
Carnegie and the King. An incomparable match. Double the fun. At Cody's.
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