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Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th or 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 6 x 7 in. (26.7 x 15.2 x 17.8 cm)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.108.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pig, salt glazed clay. Pig is constructed of sewer pipe clay. Large pig is seated on its hind legs. Details of eyelashes, snout, mouth and hoofs are carved. The pig is an overall dark maroon color. The bottom has a depression with firing cracks. The edges of the base are lined with felt strips. Condition: Very good overall condition. Minor chips and rough spots by the hooves.
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