A semi-abstract representation of Donn Cúailgne (The Brown Bull of Cooley) from the mythological Irish epic An Táin Bó Cúailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley). The tale was written in the 12th century and set in the pre-Christian 1st century,
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Stoneware, with painted terracotta underglaze and copper oxide wash
48 (h) x 62 (w) x 16.5 (d) cm
Keeney, Christy, “Donn Cúailnge,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/4030.