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figurine of a woman holding a cat
  • Minagawa Kien
    active: Japan
  • figurine of a woman holding a cat, circa 1800
  • Where object was made: Minton?, England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 14 cm
    Object Height: 5 1/2 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0200

Figurine of a woman holding a cat with her proper right hand and a ball in her left hand. She is sitting on a chair. She is wearing a white flowered dress and a dark blue and gold coat lined with pink. The cat is white. There is a multi-colored basket of flowers under the chair. The base is circular with cut outs and gold accents.