Maneki Neko (Inviting Cat)

Title: 
Maneki Neko (Inviting Cat)

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Object Name: 
Bead
Title: 
Maneki Neko (Inviting Cat)
Accession Number: 
2008.6.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H:3.1 cm, W: 2.5 cm, D: 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2007
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
Multi-colored glass; flameworked, murrine. Primarily white cylindrical bead with applied ears, arms, legs and tail. The bead is decorated with spots and stripes to resemble a cat and has a murrine face as well as a circular signature(?) murrine on the back.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kawabata, Misao (Japanese, b. 1946), Source
2008-05-12
Category: 
Inscription: 
{japanese characters}
signature
Signature murrine Embedded in back of bead Japanese Tiny square murrine with signature (?)