Numerous Maneki Neko (Japan) or Zhaocai Mao (China), also known as fortune cats. Exhibition at The National Museum of Decorative
Arts (Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas) called Fascinacion por Oriente (Spanish for "Fascinated by the East"). As the name suggests, this exhibition captures the real interest and fascination of a western culture which continues to be
intrigued by the cultural and artistic expression of the
Far East. It explores the relationship between western and eastern cultures, with over 300 pieces.
The Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas (Museum of Decorative Arts) was one of the first European Museum of this kind, following the example of the South Kensington Museum.
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