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Any Galle pottery cat is amusing and unusual. This yellow cat has large round glass eyes and small transfer decorations on its body. Even with a hairline crack, the 5 1/2-by-10-inch figure sold for $800 at a November Rago auction in Lambertville, N.J.Cats are favored over dogs when it comes to collecting. Those who devote sales to paintings, figurin....



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