@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #mewseum

This sweets molds from the early 20th century make a perfect maneki neko-shaped candy... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #candy #sweets #caturday

This image was posted on June 16, 2018.

Kanban or Japanese shop signs feature imagery that allows potential customers to identify the things merchants sell in their shops... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese

This image was posted on June 07, 2018.

Maneki neko most often feature a colorful bib attached to their necks... #BeckoningCats #Caturday #bibs #bib #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #Japan #mingei #Japanese

This image was posted on June 02, 2018.

Seto potters first achieved production of true porcelain during the opening decades of the 1800s... #beckoningcats #seto #setomono #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #Japan #mingei #Japanese #bibs #setomomo

This image was posted on May 29, 2018.

The Fushimi kilns of Kyoto began crafting distinctive maneki neko during the early Meiji period (1868–1912)... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese

This image was posted on May 19, 2018.

Shigaraki, located in the mountains east of Kyoto in Shiga Prefecture, began making stoneware in the thirteenth century... #BeckoningCats #caturday #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #fox #dog #pottery #ceramics

This image was posted on April 28, 2018.

This unusual style of beckoning cat comes from the Hanamaki kilns in northern Japan... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #pottery #ceramics #caturday

This image was posted on April 21, 2018.

The Mikawa kilns, located in central Japan, began producing unique versions of maneki neko by the early twentieth century... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #ceramics #pottery

This image was posted on April 03, 2018.

Hatsutatsu-san, an unusual derivative of a beckoning cat, wears colorful clothing and sits as if human with its legs crossed and tucked underneath his body... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese

This image was posted on March 21, 2018.

These two cats, imitating the gods Daikoku and Ebisu, are playing Go, a strategy board game invented in China more than 2,500 years ago... #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #go #Daikoku #Ebisu

This image was posted on March 13, 2018.