The eleventh sign in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle, the dog is valued for its fidelity and intelligence, and is seen as symbolising the coming of future prosperity. Royal Selangor’s collection for 2018 features the Chow Chow breed of northern China, who’s early use as temple guards and hunting dogs and who’s leonine appearance is often considered the archetype for the regal stone guardian lions flanking entrances to edifices of significance.

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