@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #neko This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 23 posts and this is page 2 of 2.

Shigaraki, located in the mountains east of Kyoto in Shiga Prefecture, began making stoneware in the thirteenth century. This image was posted on April 28, 2018. #beckoningcats #caturday #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #fox #dog #pottery #ceramics
This unusual style of beckoning cat comes from the Hanamaki kilns in northern Japan. This image was posted on April 21, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #pottery #ceramics #caturday
The Mikawa kilns, located in central Japan, began producing unique versions of maneki neko by the early twentieth century. This image was posted on April 03, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #ceramics #pottery
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. This image was posted on March 21, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese
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. This image was posted on March 13, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #go #daikoku #ebisu
Porcelain was not only admired for its beauty, but also for its durability and pure-white color. This image was posted on March 09, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #porcelain #ceramics
Kanban or Japanese shop signs feature imagery that allows potential customers to identify the things merchants sell in their shops. This image was posted on February 14, 2018. #beckoningcats #beckoningcat #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #shopsign
Decorated with red glaze and gold ornamentation, this maneki neko figure comes from the Kutani kilns, established in the late 1600s. This image was posted on February 07, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese #kutani #kutaniyaki #ceramics
During the late Edo period (1615-1868), Japanese artisans began making maneki neko or beckoning cat figurines, which have an upraised paw intending to draw people forth into businesses and homes. This image was posted on February 02, 2018. #beckoningcats #manekineko #catsofinstagram #cats #neko #meow #mewseum #japan #mingei #japanese