Reclining cat form head rest pillow.
The fierce expression was to ward off evil spirits.
The cat’s legs are striped in slightly raised detail on the sides with the tail wrapping to the front.
There is a border “pillow” with a scrolled decoration at the base.
Domestic cats are thought to have been domesticated in China from the Chinese Mountain Cats.
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