Description The mother cat has four kittens, demonstrating her fertility. The loop on the back suggests that this amulet could be worn as a pendant. The skin of the cat is decorated with black spots.
- Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Sheikh Ismael [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930
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