Anna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad Map

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 345

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Albany-Slip-Glazed Anna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati, OH Advertising, Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, circa 1880, molded flask in the form of a reclining pig with hole at rear, incised hooves and facial features, and anatomically-correct underside. Incised in ornate penmanship on one side with the advertising, "Brickmann & Moussard / Wines & Liquors / 81 west. 3rd Street Cincinnati / with a little fine Old Bourbon in". Remainder of pig incised with a map of the Midwestern U.S., including the following landmarks: St. Louis, Miss Riv, Grand Tower, Sandoval, Odin, Centralia, Carbondale, Mounds, CAiRO, Chicago, and Anna. Genitals incised "Ohio Riv" and underside incised "Cincinnati". This example includes a wonderful, old gilt, red, and green cold-painted surface, possibly original to the pig. Professional restoration to tips of ears. An old 3/8" chip to one rear leg, possibly in-the-firing. L 8".


Anna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad MapAnna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad MapAnna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad MapAnna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad MapAnna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad MapAnna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask with Cincinnati Advertising and Railroad Map

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