2023 Year of the Rabbit Figurine
Size: H21cm including base x 15cm x 15cm
Benign, compassionate, ever-watchful, the nurturing rabbit surveys the year ahead. 24K gilded pewter. Stylised motifs of waves, rocks and clouds decorate the base of crimson composite resin.
Folk tales recount the oriental zodiac's origins with the story of the Great Race, called by the deity the Jade Emperor to assign each year in the 12-year cycle an animal in the order they reached him by crossing a river. First past the post was the Rat, then the Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Ram, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig.
Includes a H4cm x 12cm landscape orientation engraving plate for personalisation.
About the collection
The Rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese zodiac. Those born in the Year of the Rabbit (1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023) are said to be creative, sensitive and compassionate, sophisticated, stylish and curious about the world.