African Kotoko Chad Bronze Fighting Cock

(20th Century)

African Kotoko Chad Bronze Fighting Cock
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African Kotoko Chad Bronze Fighting Cock

Kotoko / Chad Bronze Fighting Cock, Africa, Early 20th Century. In fighting stance with flaring tail, long spurs, and incised feathers. The cocks comb was removed before a fight to lessen physical damage to rooster. 11 1/2" high and in excellent condition. Ex: Arthur Steinman collection, Palm Beach, FL. The Kotoko people , also called Mser, Moria, Bara and Makari, are an ethnic group located in northern Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria. The Kotoko population is composed of 49,071 people, the majority of which, 40,904 people live in Cameroon. The Kotoko form part of the Chadic people. The mother tongue is Lagwan - (kot). Most of Kotoko are Muslims, forming sects like Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, Druze and Khariji. Only slightly more than 10% of the population is Evangelical. They founded the Kotoko kingdom in the 15th century.

WIDTH: 7 in | HEIGHT: 11 in | DEPTH: 11 in

Category Folk Art
Circa1920
Period 20th Century
Style Unspecified
ConditionVery good

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CONDITION: Cock's comb removed to represent battle scar.

THB REF: 7823747713 DEALER REF: 1235817
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