Anna Pottery Pig Flask

May 21, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 219

Price Realized: $3,740.00
($3,400 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 21, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Rare Albany Slip Glazed Stoneware Pig Bottle with Incised Map, attributed to Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna Pottery, Anna, Illinois, circa 1880, molded pig form bottle with hole at rear, decorated with an incised map. Map includes the following landmarks: Chicago the Corn City, St. Louis, O & M R. R., Vincens, Miss River, C & St. L R. R., Grand Tower, I.C. R. R., Anna the Jug City, C & V. R. R., Cairo, Mound City, and Cincinnati the Pork City. One side of the bottle bears the incised inscription "Railroad & River Guide / With a little good old Rye in a hoog,s (sic)." Anatomically correct underside. Surface covered in a brown Albany slip glaze. White and black painted eyes. Minor wear. Length 7 1/4".

Anna Pottery Pig Flask

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