Pixiu / Baby Dragon with Spinning Ball
This is a son of the dragon king. The Chinese call them 'pixiu'. These are magical animals in Chinese culture. They love to eat treasure. They symbolize bringing happiness and wealth. If you pour tea on the ball just right you can make it spin. If enough water fills his belly it will squirt out of his mouth. He measures 2.3" tall, 2.4" wide, and 4.2" long.
Tea pets have a long history in China. We talk about tea pets and their role in Chinese culture on our blog here: Tea pets are the perfect companions on your tea journey!