Antique Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Sleeping Pig Figurine From Qing Dynasty. This cute sleeping pig figurine has hand painted vivid scene of port of Guangzhou/Canton from the Qing Dynasty all the over it. It was made in the late 1800's in China and then exported to the West.
It is solid and heavy (813 grams). It is meant to be put in sleeping position, not stand up position. Size: 7.25 inches long, 5.5 tallCondition: excellent antique condition with natural antique patina. Please check out all the pictures and ask questions. In Chinese culture, a pig represents luck, overall good fortune, wealth, honesty, general prosperity, symbolizing a hard working, a peace-loving person, a truthful, generous, indulgent, patient, reliable, trusting, sincere, giving, sociable person with a large sense of humour and understanding.
More about the Thirteen Factories. The word derives from feitoria which means trading post in Portuguese (the first westerners to engage in trade with China). Provenance: former owner was a famous architect in San Francisco who collected various pig figurines.
The item "Antique Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Sleeping Pig Figurine From Qing Dynasty" is in sale since Friday, January 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "keanu177" and is located in San Mateo, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.