Made from porcelain, this traditional Japanese lucky cat is in a classic white with red, green and gold highlights. Beautifully glazed, this porcelain Maneki Neko is an elegant auspicious symbol.
Maneki Neko, also known as the Japanese lucky cat
or beckoning cat, is a traditional good luck symbol that originated in Japan during the Edo period. Maneki Neko with its paws raised in a gesture of welcome is said to usher in wealth, good fortune and guests for its owners.
This porcelain traditional Japanese lucky cat has its left paw raised in a symbol of hospitality. Crafted in traditional colors of white, green, red, and gold, this medium-sized Maneki Neko
wears the decorative collar, bell and bib said to have originated from the Edo period. Wearing a glittery green bib, this Maneki Neko will add a little sparkle to any room.
Carrying a lucky gold coin, known as a koban, inscribed with the word "ten million ryo-the traditional currency of Edo Japan", this porcelain traditional Japanese lucky cat will usher in good fortune.
With a fine glossy glaze, this porcelain Maneki Neko looks almost pearlized in texture. With adorable red ears and calico patches, this Maneki Neko is painted with great detail and will add a touch of traditional charm to any room.
Crafted with porcelain, a highly regarded ceramic material that has been treasured around the world for centuries, this Maneki Neko makes a great decorative piece, but what makes this Maneki Neko so unique is that it also functions as a saving bank.
With this porcelain traditional Japanese lucky cat, "beckoning wealth" is more than just a figurative speech; it will literally bring fortune your way. Packaged in a brown paper box, it makes a wonderful gift.