CT60005 Japanese Porcelain figure of Maneki Neko, the beckoning shop cat, a seated cat with left paw raised separately at the side of the cheek, brightly painted bib, spots and facial features in polychrome enamels and gold highlights, soft facial features with wide eyes, dense porcelain body with unglazed flat base and circular hole. Minor losses to gold pigments, signs of wear and age overall fine condition. 9-1/2” High. 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