Anna Pottery Pig Bottle, Wallace & Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL

May 19, 2007 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 162

Price Realized: $6,440.00

($5,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Large-Sized Albany Slip Glazed Stoneware Pig Bottle, attributed to Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, circa 1880, decorated on one side with an incised map with various landmarks, including Chicago the Corn City, Bloomington, Centralia, C & V R.R., Tunnel Hill, Cairo, and Miss River. The words "Cincinatti The Pork Packing City" written across the pig"s stomach, in front of genitals. Reverse of bottle incised "St. Louis the future Capital in / Latest and Most Reliable / Railroad & River Guide / with a little good old Rye in a hog"s -" (points to spout at pig"s rear end). Incised detail to face and hooves. A fine example of an earlier, large-sized form of Anna pig. Minor spout wear. Length 8 5/8".

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