Bronze rooster on the mountain of money and silver

Bronze rooster

 

Height: 17 cm.

Maximum length: 11.5 cm.

Base dimensions: 7 x 6.5 cm

Weight: 463 g.


There is the hieroglyph "happiness" on the rooster's chest. The rooster stands on the mount of coins (money) and silver ingots. The silver ingots in the form of dumplings were used in Imperial China as a calculated monetary unit. (Photo silver Liang of the Shanghai history Museum here.)

In chinese language rooster's crest sounds similar to the word "official"(guan). So rooster is a simbol of career success. The rooster figure could be good gift with wishes to career success.

 

Silver ingot photo from Shanghai museum you can see here  

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