|san yang kai tai or 3 goats a fortune make.|
|Reverse has double coins to double the luck for year of goat.|
|goatee comes from goat's beard !|
Heng has contributed a couple more goats/rams carved from serpentine from his collection. Looks like a mother and child pair.
|Ram or goat ?|
2015 is the year of the Wooden Goat but as I have no wooden goats to show I'll make do with a pair of vintage metal lambs which came from Hilltribes of Thailand.
Rummaging among my collectibles looking for goats to display, I retrieved this long forgotten porcelain goat/sheep purportedly from Song dynasty (960-1279AD). Of yin qing glaze, it is large but roughly potted. Guess it could make nice mutton soup for Song folks :)
|Can make a nice mutton soup!|
|Nanny goat and billy goat.|
|Little lamb who made thee?|
|Tian tian xi xi yang yang|