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rooster figure
  • Mexico
  • rooster figure, late 1900s–1994
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 19 x 11 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 1/2 x 4 5/16 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6233

The rooster figure has a large red comb and a waddle and a multicolored tail. The head is black with white detail and the light brown body is decorated with a scene on either side. The proper left side has a white rabbit under two palm trees with coconuts and a large green plant behind him. He is standing on dark green grass. The proper right side has a large white flower in the center with yellow and black detail and small yellow spirals with black detail around the white flower and green leaves.