Rooster

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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