Rooster Teapot!

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by MoodyChicken, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I made this little guy in my ceramics class. I was thinking about making more and selling them at poultry shows. They'd be coupled with 2 or 3 egg shaped tea cups. Would you buy one? How much would you pay for it? He's fully functional, but more or less he is decorative, and he holds about 2 or 3 cups of tea. It's pretty hilarious watching him puke tea into a cup. [​IMG]

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    This one shows the color a bit better, he's not that red but he looks like a RIR.
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  2. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    OMG... He's adorable.... I would say you could get 25-35 easy! Pukin' tea....Ya gotta love him!! Didn't see the part about the cups Probably 50.00 a set.... I love how happy he looks.... He is just lively looking.... ready to jump off your table and into yur lap.... Just adorable...
     
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  3. I adore him and I'd pay around $50 a set but I think that his colouring needs some livening up and maybe if you're going to make egg shaped cups you should make the teapot a Hen and not a Rooster!

    ADORABLE and very good work!
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! His colors are totally different in person. But I'm going to make some different colored ones in the future.

    I thought about a hen... but I wasn't sure how to make a handle if I did that. The rooster's sickles conceal most of the handle. Not sure what else I could use instead of eggs.
     
  5. PoultryScienceAggie

    PoultryScienceAggie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so cute! [​IMG]
     
  6. Hmmm.. Let me think a min.

    You could always go handle-less with the hen, you'd grab her around the body or by the tail to pour. Or how about the handle coming from above her instead of from behind her?
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    The top is the handle, the @ is the spout hole....
     
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  7. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    it reminds me of those cute cow creamers. Very cute!
     
  8. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is very creative. You can do a whole breed line of them. Love to see it with cups. maybe a chick as a sugar bowl and a hen as a creamer. Opps getting you into trouble. [​IMG]
     
  9. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    could have a hen for sugar bowl. He is real cute.
     
  10. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    I think it's really cute!!! [​IMG] Make yourself a bunch of them and then start selling them on etsy near Christmas, they are sure to sell out! You can advertise your etsy store in your signature lines. Good luck!!
     

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