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'mouse chases after cheese' ring

'mouse chases after cheese' ring

A cute 9 carat gold 'novelty' ring with a tiny mouse that chases a piece of cheese in front of him, England, circa 1880.

Literature: Charlotte Gere, Judy Rudoe, 'Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria', page 223 features an advertisement from 1880 with Thornhill's mouse jewellery.


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