Hinton Antiques

 Rooster (Coq Rustique) - Contemporary Folk Art Carving By Michael Fortin

hintonHinton Antiques is located in Washago, Ontario
Rural societies have a deep understanding of their natural world and agrarian societies
have a true affection for the “creatures great and small” who share it with them.
The rooster is an ever popular form in French Canada. It heralds new hope in the new day, it
protects home from all intruders and generates new life. It is a favourite folk lore topic.
This particular form by M. Forten is a later addition to his repertoire
A very robust, confident Chanticleer.
measurements - 27” x 18 ½”