The beckoning cat has long been used as a good-luck charm that brings prosperity in business and happiness in the home. This exquisite pair of handmade setoyaki porcelain neko-chan are made one with hands modestly raised be low the ears (te-shou), inviting familiar, 'near and dear' good fortune and modest happiness; and one with hands raised above the ears are called (te-chou), inviting distant fortune and blessings from afar.
Maneki neko with its left hand raised is a cat that invites people in. For this reason, they are often placed in restaurants, service businesses , and other establishments that want many customers to come.
One with a raised right hand is a cat that invites good fortune. The "blessing" here refers mainly to luck in money. This beckoning cat is perfect for people who wish to increase their money and luck.
The pair makes a perfect combo to display at storefront or the foyer of your home, as this is the place you can invite good fortune and luck in. Sold individually.