Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 118

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 18, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask, probably Midwestern origin, circa 1875-1895, molded in the form of a reclining pig with hole at rear, molded facial features, and anatomically correct underside, the surface decorated with splashes of brown over an amber-colored ground. One chip and light surface wear to spout. Chips to tail. A chip to snout and side of mouth. Minor wear to ears. Some shallow chips to legs, fairly typical of American pig flasks. L 6 1/4".


Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95Unusual Rockingham Pig Flask with Manganese Sponging, probably Midwestern, circa 1875-95

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