Among all, the rooster, attribute of Mercury to which it was generally associated, was the pretext for many variants of which this one, found in Décines in the suburbs of Lyon, is undoubtedly the most tasty.
We admire the rustic simplification of the animal, reduced to elementary features, but full of vivacity. There was a reminiscent style of Celtic animal art, one will not hesitate to find a truly popular art, stripped of all Greco-Roman classicism.
Reproduction in patinated resin
Height: 15 cm.
Length: 7 cm.
Depth: 7 cm.
Weight: 0,300 kg.
Origin: Décines in the Lyon suburbs.
Museum: Lyon - Museum of the Gallo-Roman civilization