Because kimonos did not have pockets, men wore all sorts of personal items on a silken cord that was looped through the back of their belt. To prevent the cord slipping behind the belt, a – usually artfully carved – netsuke was knotted onto the end.
The cat beckons the Japanese way by moving its fingers up and down, palm forward. Several historic tales relate that an important person was saved from an ambush by a beckoning cat. The cats bring luck and wisdom.
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Eyeglass case with an oriental proverb in french "A quoi sert la lumière du soleil si on a les yeux fermés" (What is the use of sunlight if you have your eyes closed)
Eyeglass case with a quote in french from Alphonse Allais "Si vous voulez que vos rêves se réalisent ne dormez pas" (If you want your dreams to come true do not sleep)
Eyeglass case with a quote in french from Oscar Wilde "La beauté est dans les yeux de celui qui le regarde" (Beauty is in the eyes of the one who looks at it)