金豬報喜 Golden Pigs

7 Golden Pigs, 2018
Mixed 24k Gold & natural oil on canvas
46cm x 26cm

Chinese folklore has referred to wealth as a year of gold and silver, and in a similar sounding tone – the golden pig year. The golden pig in traditional Chinese culture is very auspicious as it symbolizes wealth, prosperity, fertility, abundance, and harmonious family life. All events in life will be smooth sailing with numerous celebration of joyous occasions, especially of childbirth.

民間歷來有傳,財富之盛被譽為“金銖年”,亦稱為 “金豬年”。金豬在中國傳統文化中,預示財富增值 ,好運連連,家庭生活幸福美滿。金豬報喜,必有祥 瑞之事發生,且諸(豬)事順利,喜事連連。金豬報 喜寓意官位、權勢節節高升。豬諧音“朱”,豬蹄的 蹄又諧音於“題”,合起來就是金榜題名的意思,象 征學子學業有成、考試高分、金榜題名。金豬報喜, 象征聚財得利,添丁添福,豐衣足食,家庭和睦,官 運亨通,鴻圖大展,喜樂綿綿。