This limestone feline is among some 600 cat statues from a newfound temple dedicated to the Egyptian cat goddess Bastet. The ancient temple was recently discovered under the streets of modern-day Alexandria, Egypt.
Pennsylvania 1870 Rare Large Chalkware Cat with Exceptional Presence. The Black stripping and Smoke Decoration on a Mustard background are awsome to the Eye. The figure is finished with a pleasing Face and Red Ears. Chalkware was made for the Middle Class to resemble Staffordshire at a minimal Price. Excellent Condition. 10 1/4" Tall x 5" W x 5 1/2" Deep.