LU 18cm Bronze (Coppery)
LU (Success) The inspiration for 禄 is believed to have come from Shi Fen, a man who lived during the reign of Emperor Jin (r. 156-140 BCE). Shi Fen started his career in a minor position in Emperor Jin's court. Through sheer hard work, constant learning and filial piety, he eventually rose to occupy a senior-ranking position.
The Auspicious Series, commissioned and launched by METAKAOS COLLECTIONS which consists of the Chinese calligraphy characters '福 Fu', '禄 Lu', '寿Shou' and '禧 Xi' in limited edition pieces. These are traditionally the four elements of prosperity and good life in Chinese culture. They are represented as three-dimensional pieces written in an abstract Chinese calligraphic style.