Mercury Glass Beckoning Cat with Fish Ornament
The Fortune Cat is known as Maneki Neko in Japanese. It means “beckoning cat.”
A wonderful addition to this years' Christmas ornament collection.
Handblown mercury glass.
The cat has its paw raised as if it's waving in good fortune for its owners. It also has a fish under its other paw.
Other common monikers include Lucky Cat, Money Cat, and Welcoming Cat.
These items also represent wealth and good luck.