Cock

Greek, East Greek
Early-High Classical Period
about mid–5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Rhodes

Dimensions

20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7755

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Cock with red crest and wattles, white neck. Red on breast and front part of wings, broad white stripe across the middle of wings and neck; red on ends of wings and tail. The legs were white.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution