Friday, June 01, 2007
Show and Tell Friday
This is my little Staffordshire cockerel ( Staffordshire as in the pottery not a type of poultry). He dates from around 1900 and I fell in love with him in an antique shop in Bakewell in 1999. He was rather (OK very!) expensive but I've never regretted buying him. The photo has faded his colour, he's a deeper shade of yellow than he appears to be.
He sits on top of the dresser in the dining room just in front of this photograph of L's great-grandmother Eliza Harrison, his colour blends beautifully with the wood frame and sepia photograph. I had to take them down to photograph because of the light.