Bank in the Form of a Pig
Polyester resin, cork
10 1/8 x 18 1/4 x 5 in. (25.7 x 46.4 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Underbelly of piglet: on bottom of cork: White paper label printed in black: "HARRY ALLEN/ REALITY [in black rectangle]/ NEW YORK"
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Harry Allen (American, born 1964). Bank in the Form of a Pig, 2004. Polyester resin, cork, 10 1/8 x 18 1/4 x 5 in. (25.7 x 46.4 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 2010.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2010.73_threequarter_PS11.jpg)
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Pale, lavender blue, realistic represented resin piglet with one inch slot on top back, and cork on underside, with overall textured pig skin hair and small curlicue tail at one end and face and snout with two holes at other end, trotters and ears equally realistically depicted.
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