Rooster Egg

Rooster, a Ukrainian Easter egg by Renata Bernal

Technique
Pysanki (wax resist dye method)
Size
chicken eggs
Signature
in dye, inside the pattern
Description
Renata Bernal makes use of very traditional Ukrainian Easter egg symbolism in many of her eggs. According to Ukrainian tradition, each symbol has a very specific meaning. The Rooster is considered a talisman of coming good fortune. In ancient times, it was related to the coming of the sun. It also denotes exultation and vigilance. As a symbol of masculinity, it predicts a rich married life with the blessing of many children.
Status
Sold to private owner

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