Early 1900s Heavy Lead Rooster Sculpture from France

$1,400.00

Early 1900s Heavy Lead Rooster Sculpture from France

$1,400.00

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This heavy lead sculpture of a rooster with a whitewashed finish was produced in France in the early 1900’s.  Our proud rooster can be seen strutting across a rocky foundation. The ground is covered with a fruited flower and two bound sheaves of wheat. The rooster’s mouth is open as if captured in the middle of crowing.

The crowing rooster has been a national emblem of France since the late 18th century. This sculpture is probably a closer representation of Wallonia. Wallonia is a predominately French-speaking region of southern Belgium, along the France border. Both the flag and the coat of arms of Wallonia feature a crowing rooster with one raised foot, as seen in our sculpture.

Our lead rooster sculpture from the early 20th century would make a fine addition to a garden or patio. It can also be used as an accessory inside the house.

CONDITION: Very good condition with minor rubs and nicks

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

Age

Early 20th C.

Dimensions

H-27, W-17 1/2, D-11 1/2

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Description

This heavy lead sculpture of a rooster with a whitewashed finish was produced in France in the early 1900’s.  Our proud rooster can be seen strutting across a rocky foundation. The ground is covered with a fruited flower and two bound sheaves of wheat. The rooster’s mouth is open as if captured in the middle of crowing.

The crowing rooster has been a national emblem of France since the late 18th century. This sculpture is probably a closer representation of Wallonia. Wallonia is a predominately French-speaking region of southern Belgium, along the France border. Both the flag and the coat of arms of Wallonia feature a crowing rooster with one raised foot, as seen in our sculpture.

Our lead rooster sculpture from the early 20th century would make a fine addition to a garden or patio. It can also be used as an accessory inside the house.

CONDITION: Very good condition with minor rubs and nicks

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

Age

Early 20th C.

Dimensions

H-27, W-17 1/2, D-11 1/2

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