The tiny detailing in the protruding ears, snout, and tail are characteristic of Baccarat’s craftsmanship and meticulous handiwork. The pig’s hoofed feet are clustered together, serving as the lovable figurine’s sturdy base. The domesticated pig is sometimes kept as pet, and though keeping a pet pig is rather unrealistic for most people, this version has—thanks to its spotless craftsmanship—all the sweet appeal of the actual animal with none of the impracticalities. The pig is also part of the Chinese zodiac signs of its 12-year cycle. People of this sign are honest, tolerant, loyal, and helpful.