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Chalkware Rooster

1991.622 (RS20930)

Description

Painted chalkware rooster on stepped base. Wings and feathers painted yellow-gold and red. Eyes and beak painted black. Red comb and wattle. Brown base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
gypsum
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIGURINE, BIRD
figurines
gypsum
Gypsum
Painted
painting (coating)
red jungle fowl
Rooster
Slip Cast
Dimensions
5 1/5 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.622
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8419

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