Japanese cat and kitten figures, hand made using the "Hariko" technique.
In this adorable pair, the cat has a real bell around its neck and they're both seated on a red carpet.
Hand made in Japan.
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In Japanese, "Hariko" means paper craft. It is said that this papier-mache technique came down from China in around the Muromachi period. It spread around Japan and has been used for such as folk toys.