Early 1900s Heavy Lead Rooster Sculpture from France

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Early 1900s Heavy Lead Rooster Sculpture from France

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This heavy lead sculpture of a rooster 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.

Approximate weight is 133 lbs.

CONDITION: Very good antique condition. Minor rubs and buildup.

 

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

Age

Early 1900's

Dimensions

H - 26, W - 12 3/4, D - 17

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Description

This heavy lead sculpture of a rooster 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.

Approximate weight is 133 lbs.

CONDITION: Very good antique condition. Minor rubs and buildup.

 

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

France

Age

Early 1900's

Dimensions

H - 26, W - 12 3/4, D - 17

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