Smallest cock in the world novelty

Description (Brief):

A humorous novelty from Japan. It's a drum-shaped container with lids, top, and bottom made of cream celluloid. One lid is labeled "the smallest cock in the world" When you open the lid, a little rooster is inside. The other lid is labeled the "largest cock in the world" and when opened, you find a mirror.

Date Made: 1946-1952

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

Subject: Chickens


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1695Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1695Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: novelty

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)ceramic (rooster material)glass (mirror material)Measurements: overall: 1.6 cm x 2.5 cm; 5/8 in x inoverall: 3/4 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 2.69875 cm


Record Id: nmah_1348356

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