Oh, this looks really elegant. I love the pose and shape of the body. One can really see that it's crafted by a careful hand, ant the way it's fetlocks are flaming fits the quilin myth neatly. I love all the anatomical details - the muscles around the neck and legs, the bones and joints, the detailled head and the well-shaped ears. Great handwork.
No, the quotation mark is actually just a short symbol for inches in general, just as ' is a short symbol for feet. So if you are 5ft 7 inches, you would write that as 5' 7" This is a 6 inch sculpture.