Very Rare "Anna Pottery / 1888" Stoneware Pig Flask with Elberton, Georgia Inscription

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 257

Price Realized: $15,600.00

($13,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Anna Pottery Salt-Glazed Stoneware Pig Flask with Elberton, GA Advertising, Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, 1883, molded pig with incised details to face and hooves, anatomically-correct underside, and spout in rear, incised with the cobalt-highlighted advertising, "J.E. Brown / Dealer in Wines / Liquors and Cigars / Elberton Georgia / 1883." One of a small number of surviving Anna Pottery pig flasks made for the Georgia market, this example features exceptional color and classic, high-styled Kirkpatrick penmanship. Among the finest Anna salt-glazed pig flasks that we have offered, its Southern advertising adding import and regional interest to a beautifully-glazed work. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with minor in-the-firing flaws. L 6 1/2".

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