Golden Pigs I (金猪报喜)

Size: 60 X 72 (CM) (#20)

Chinese folklore has referred to wealth as a year of gold and silver, and in a similar sounding tone – the golden pig year. The golden pig in traditional Chinese culture is very auspicious as it symbolizes wealth, prosperity, fertility, abundance, and a harmonious family life. All events in life will be smooth sailing with numerous celebration of joyous occasions, especially of child birth.

民间历来有传,财富之盛被誉为“金铢年”,亦称为“金猪年”。金猪在中国传统文化中,预示财富增值,好运连连,家庭生活幸福美满。金猪报喜,必有祥瑞之事发生,且诸(猪)事顺利,喜事连连。金猪报喜寓意官位、权势节节高升。猪谐音“朱”,猪蹄的蹄又谐音于“题”,合起来就是金榜题名的意思,象征学子学业有成、考试高分、金榜题名。金猪报喜,象征聚财得利,添丁添福,丰衣足食,家庭和睦,官运亨通,鸿图大展,喜乐绵绵。