CT60006 Japanese carved stone figure of the beckoning cat Maneki Neko, all carved from one solid piece of sandstone, an unusual rendering with the head slightly turned and the left paw raised to the side and forward to the collar, wide recessed eyes, peaked ears and a small collar tied at the back. long tail arching forward on the right side, flat base. Minor signs of wear and age otherwise excellent condition. 8-7/8” High. Early 20th Century.