- Good luck sycee were used to bear either one of
or (Xi), or sometimes all 4 of them, respectively stand for
Luck, Promotion, Longevity, and Happiness, the 4 beloved wishes that Chinese
usually pray for themselves or others.
- According to the specimens we may find, the ones with the inscription of
are many, but for unknown reason, the ones with
are scarce (as image shown).
Maybe it was because that for ordinary people,
to run for significant governmental position was too far away from their
real lives, they preferred chasing something vague, but possible for them
to reach, such as better luck, long life, and good marriage.
A Silver Sycee Review