Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Kutani porcelain cat

In Asian > Japanese Pottery > Show & Tell and Animals > Cats > Show & Tell.
Cats99 of 603Kitten Print by Artist Rabindra Danks & The Beatles StoryChina Cat
14
Love it
0
Like it

vcalvcal loves this.
KinkiPlzKinkiPlz loves this.
geebee57geebee57 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
LaurenRedmondLaurenRedmond loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
Hoot60Hoot60 loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
BenBen loves this.
dav2no1dav2no1 loves this.
auraaura loves this.
See 12 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    kwqd
    (1124 items)

    This Kutani porcelain cat is 5.5" long x 3.5" wide x 2.5" high and has the generic Kutani mark and "Handpainted" on the bottom. This is the generic Kutani sleeping cat, white with a moderate amount of gold decoration and a red collar with bells. Some have the Kutani kiln mark, like this one, and some are just marked "Made in Japan". Many have a paper or cardboard covering the bottom. I am guessing that these sleeping cats are still being made, most probably date to the second half of the 20th century and there are probably thousands floating around made by various Kutani kilns. For some reason people want silly money for these starting somewhere around $50 up to $200 for about the same thing. I am a cat person and wanted one, but I have too much Scot blood to pay the going price for one and finally found a nice one for $8. Cool!

    logo
    Japanese Pottery
    See all
    Antique Nippon Hand Painted White Calla Lillies Lake Scene round Plate
    Antique Nippon Hand Painted White C...
    $17
    FINE! Pair Antique Japanese Satsuma Samurai Vases Hododa Mark MEIJI
    FINE! Pair Antique Japanese Satsuma...
    $654
    SUPERB 1880 JAPANESE IMARI BLUE WHITE GOLD ENAMEL BRONZE DRAGON CENTERPIECE BOWL
    SUPERB 1880 JAPANESE IMARI BLUE WHI...
    $147
    Antique Japanese Satsuma Ten Thousand Butterflies Box Jar Cover Shimazu MK Meiji
    Antique Japanese Satsuma Ten Thousa...
    $43
    logo
    Antique Nippon Hand Painted White Calla Lillies Lake Scene round Plate
    Antique Nippon Hand Painted White C...
    $17
    See all

    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Super sleeping cat, what an adorable face!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Very cat. Slightly smug even!!
    3. kwqd kwqd, 4 years ago
      @Newfld - Thanks Jenni. I've never seen a non-adorable cat face, real or an image.

      @racer4four - Yup. She's the Queen of the World and she knows it.

      Thanks for loving my Kutani cat Hoot60, Vynil33rpm, AnythingObscure, Karen, Ben, dav2no1, Jenni and aura!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 4 years ago
      Thank you fortapache!
    5. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 4 years ago
      Her face! She's so sweet! I adore her pose :D
    6. kwqd kwqd, 4 years ago
      @LaurenRedmond - Thanks! She is a toothache, alright. Too sweet!

      Thanks for loving my Kutani cat Thomas, LaurenRedmond and fortapache!
    7. kwqd kwqd, 4 years ago
      Thank you Kevin and Manikin!
    8. kwqd kwqd, 4 years ago
      Thank you geebee57!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks for your comment and loving my little cat. Cats are my favorite animal. I need to re-photograph this one. I washed it and it shines, now. It was a bit grungy, which I did not realize until after washing it.
    10. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thank you vcal and KinkiPlz!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.