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Bank in the Form of a Pig

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Polyester resin, cork
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 2004
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/8 x 18 1/4 x 5 in. (25.7 x 46.4 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Underbelly of piglet: on bottom of cork: White paper label printed in black: "HARRY ALLEN/ REALITY [in black rectangle]/ NEW YORK"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the artist
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.73.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: Unused
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