Fish (especially Koi) are important symbols for Chinese in a few ways, but the The Chinese word for fish, yu, is homophonous to the Chinese word for abundance making them a strong symbol for wealth. Koi often swim in pairs so are symbols of luck for a happy marriage. Their long lives and quick reproduction also make them symbols for longevity and fertility-- very strong symbol indeed!
This statue features a lively gold Koi surrounded by flora on a wooden base--old Koi symbolize riches and wealth. The inscription on the base reads: Zhāo cái yú ("Fortune fish"). Set this in your home or business to welcome good luck, wealth and abundance!
Size (L x H x D): 20" x 29½" x 10"