CT60003 Japanese Porcelain Maneki Neko (beckoning shop cat), figure of a seated cat with separately formed right paw raised and extended slightly forward, beckoning fortune to the home or business, brightly painted bib and bell in polychrome enamels and gold highlights, soft facial features with wide eyes, minor kiln flaw adhesion to the body near the right elbow, minor losses to gold pigments, overall fine condition. 9-1/2” High x 4” Deep x 3-3/4” Wide. Early 20th Century.

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For further reading about Maneki Neko, , please go to our on-line article: Daruma #11 Summer 1996
Maneki Neko - Feline Fact & Fiction by Alan Pate