This delightful spirited wild cat lion was created by the late artist creator, Laurel Burch, whose personal story is worth reading on her official website: laurelburch.com. Her work in their words, "was always about bringing different cultures together, and about our connection with the earth and all living things."
On the pin’s back, in addition to the “©Laurel Burch” maker’s mark, is the design name “Gato.” This “wild” cat is done in Cloisonné style enamel with its face in a mask-style evoking wisdom and strength with purple, red, teal, lavender, white, black and orange, and the body in similar colors. The colors are vibrant and bright; the pin and clasp strong and secure.
This classic Laurel Burch signed pin is in very good condition, with a few light scratches on the metal which are mostly on the back. This cat is on the larger size, measuring 2.25” in length and 1.5” tall. The pictures offer additional perspective about its vintage condition, charm, and beauty.
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