Chalkware Rooster

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8419

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
casting (process)
gypsum
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
red jungle fowl
Gypsum
Slip Cast
Painted
Rooster
FIGURINE, BIRD

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/5 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.622

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)