Anna Pottery 1893 World's Fair Pig Bottle

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 63

Price Realized: $5,100.00

($4,250 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Anna Pottery Stoneware World's Fair Pig Flask, Dated 1893, Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, 1893, molded flask in the form of a reclining pig with hole at rear, anatomically-correct underside, and incised details to face, hooves, and underside, incised on one side "From the Worlds Fair / with a little good old Rye / in a Pigs- / 1893." Reverse incised "Cut Rates. / to all Points North.," creating a visual pun with the incised slits on the pig's testicles. Surface covered in a chocolate-brown Albany slip glaze. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. L 6".

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