Greek Terracotta Rooster

Culture: Greek/most probably South Italy
Period: ca. 400 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 14 cm x 14 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2089
Provenance: Collection Ofner, Austria, acquired before 1980.
Condition: Completely intact.
Description: Moulded rooster with long tail, high comb and set back wings. As details beak, eyes and crawls are beautifully recognizable. Remains of polychrome paint. Possibly animal figures like this served as votive gifts or – another theory – as children's toys.