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Rooster

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The rooster has a cock's comb and a long tail. The chasing of the surfaces is very carefully handled. Feet missing. Brown and green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Roman Provincial, Late Republican or Early Imperial Period, probably 50 B.C.–A.D. 100

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 165.

Dimensions

Length: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1181

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture