This Chinese Money Pig is made of bronze, probably 19th/20th C, weighs 566 gms and measures 14 x 8 x 6 cm approx.

In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Money pigs are covered in coins, are considered to be lucky charms which wil bring wealth to the owner.

2019 was the last Year of the Pig in the Chinese calendar, 2031 will be the next.

For 2019, the pig is an Earth sign, and is Yin.

Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life.

These Pigs are social butterflies with friends from all walks of life. They have a lot of support in both work and life. They have fortunate lives and can find happiness. They are successful later in life. However, they aren’t the most romantic people and might need to work on that.

Men born in the Pig year are optimistic and gentle. They are very focused. Once they decide on a goal, they’ll put everything into it.

They are not the best with money. Though cool-headed, they are also gullible. They trust others easily and are often scammed. This can cause them to lose a fortune.

Women born in the Pig year are full of excitement. They attend social events whenever possible and treat everyone genuinely. Combined with their easy-going personality, they gain everyone’s trust.

However, they are sometimes over-friendly. In their excitement, they can forget to give others personal space.