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rooster rigure
  • Portugal
  • rooster rigure, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Portugal
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 29.5 x 19 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6969

The ceramic rooster figure is on a cone-like base. The rooster has a prominent red comb and waddle. It has a yellow beak and yellow eye detail. The bird itself is white with a red heart on the breast, wing, and tail. There is a large blue and orange flower on the tail and small flowers and leaves in yellow, pink, and green fill in the areas between. It has light green legs and feet on a light blue base.