Bank in the Form of a Pig
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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"
Gift of the artist
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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
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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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