This is an antique Chinese figurine of a seated cat, hand carved in variegated amethystine quartz. It is from the estate of a Manhattan couple who travelled the world collecting art and antiques. Based on other works from their collection, the date is likely late 19th century.
Height: 1 1/2"
Depth: approx. 3/4"
Weight: 1.4 oz.
Condition: Tiny 1/8" chip on left paw. (See photos #1 and #3.)
Estate item #71k.
Shipped double-boxed from a smoke-free home.