Gorgeous antique French .800 silver figural dress cane handle or parasol handle beautifully crafted in the form of a cat. This kitten’s head is fully dimensional, finely modeled in crisp detail, and overall just lovely with a little ribbon bow for a collar. Adding to the whimsical charm of this adorable cat are the enchanting green glass eyes. In good condition with general wear. Measures 2 ¼” tall. Marked with the French head of the wild boar, in use from 1838 to indicate a silver content of .800/1000. The mark was typically used on small objects of at least 80% pure silver content.