Beautiful white ceramic figurine of Year of the Rabbit from the Chinese Zodiac. Rabbit figurine measures 3 inches tall, 4 inches wide and 2 inches thick. All ceramic figurines are porcelain figurines. If a ceramic figurine is made of clay that is not porcelain slip, it is technically called a terra cotta figurine.
In Chinese astrology, individuals born in a Year of the Rabbit, are thought to have some of the adorable qualities of rabbits, such as quickness, gentle nature, friendliness, well-mannered, sweetness and beauty. Rabbit figurines represent optimism and hope. There is a legend of a Moon goddess whose companion pet was a rabbit, therefore the rabbit is seen as worthy of divine company.
People all over the world have collected sacred figurines for thousands of years. Fired clay figurines were found in Europe dating back to 30,000 BC. Year of the Rabbit includes 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023, etc.
White porcelain figurine made in the USA.