Tiger Tea Pet: honour & power
Tigers are associated with courage, willpower and personal strength. In China, the tiger is also the 3rd zodiac sign and associated with honour and power.
The popularity of tigers is often expressed in Chinese folk art. They appear in sculptures, ceramics, embroidery & red paper cuttings.
Tigers are also printed sometimes on gold and silver. In some parts of China, kids wear tiger themed hats and shoes to keep evil spirits away.
|Material||duan ni yixing clay|
|Measures||approx. 8x5.5x4cm (3.2x2.2x1.6 in)|