19th or 20th century
10 1/2 x 6 x 7 in. (26.7 x 15.2 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Unknown. Pig, 19th or 20th century. Glazed earthenware, 10 1/2 x 6 x 7 in. (26.7 x 15.2 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1999.108.3. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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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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