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rooster riding a horse figurine

Post by 2canton4 on December 28th 2015, 1:37 am

Hello, Can anyone identify this small 3 3/4" ceramic "rooster riding a horse" figurine for me? There are NO marks that I could see! Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.









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Re: rooster riding a horse figurine

Post by Mordeep on January 1st 2016, 12:41 am

Hi David

Looks oriental to me. The style of pottery looks old but I am guessing this is not. I would think that the chicken is tied to one of the many fables that they have. The front legs are longer it appears from the pictures, the only things I have seen like that are water feeders for flower pots. I can't see yours fulfilling that function but it is a possibility it is a decoration for plant pots.
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