Kutani porcelain cat. Japan, c. 1900. Meiji Period.

Kutani porcelain okimono, Japan, c. 1900. Meiji Period. Finely modelled as a sleeping cat, it’s hair delineated in gilt. Wearing a fabric collar, enamels in iron red, with a turquoise liner, and spots, and having two gilts bells attached.

Medium: Porcelain

Height: 9.5 cm, 3 3/4”

Width: 22 cm, 8 5/8”.

Depth: 14 cm, 5 1/2”.

Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.