NH30005 Japanese Porcelain Maneki Neko, the good fortune beckoning shop cat, a molded porcelain seated form with the right paw raised closely to the side of the head, decorated in over glaze enamels with calico spots and gilt highlights, the elaborate bib with multicolored floral abstract design with a relief gold bell. Minor gold highlight losses otherwise fine condition. 8-1/4” High. Early 20th Century. $1,600.

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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