Porcelain figure of a kitten

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Porcelain figure of a kitten


A porcelain cat in white with black spots and red fabric tied around the neck. The left paw is raised. Similar to MG 117 A but not made in the same period. Cats are believed to summon good luck and prosperity, and these figures are often placed by the entrance of homes and shops. A raised left paw is thought to beckon customers. Arita province.

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