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Kutani Japanese Porcelain Small Sleeping Cat circa 1920s Handmade Hand Painted

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Very precious Kutani Japanese fine porcelain figurine of a curled up, peacefully sleeping small cat or kitten with crackled white glazed finish is lavishly hand painted in 24-karat gold and features a large orange and gold bow with gold bells. From the Taisho period, this work is called, "Nemuri Neko" which means peaceful or sleeping cat. It is inspired by a Japanese National Treasure, a wooden sculpture at the Toshougu shrine in Nikko, by acclaimed sculptor Hidari Jingoro, and represents peace of mind. Japanese hallmark pressed into the bottom. Measures: 6.5" long x 3" high x 4" wide. Weighs 21 ounces.  

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  • Creator
    Kutani Studio (Sculptor)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 3 in. x W 4 in. x D 6.5 in.H 7.62 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 16.51 cm
  • Seller Location
    Tustin, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    0043-FSW
  • Reference Number
    LU4033313442092
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