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Americana Collection of Pat & Rich Garthoeffner

Sat, Jan 14, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 155

Rare Anna Pottery Pig Flask

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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Fine Anna Pottery stoneware pig flask. Signed "Anna Ill 1889," Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL. Molded, salt-glazed stoneware flask in the form of a reclining pig with spout at rear. Anatomically correct with incised details to face and hooves. Incised with the inscription "St Louis the Future Great With a Little good Old Rye in a Pig's". Incised below with the rare Anna Pottery signature and date "Anna ill / 1889". Incised with a railroad map of the Midwestern U.S, including the following landmarks: Rock I, Miss River, C & A, O & M, Chester, Purcy, Springfield, Colins, Bloomington, G. Tower, Cairo, Anna, Carbondale, Duquoin, Tamaroa, Centralia, Odin, IC, Alma, Champaigne, Kankakee, Pullman, Vincennes, CV & C, Chicago the Corn City, Cincinnati the Pork Packing City, Mound City, and Chicago The Corn City. Dark cobalt highlights throughout incising. Unusual Albany slip highlights to eyes. Slip-glazed counterparts. This particular pig features deep, crisp incising and a rare Anna signature at the base. Condition: Excellent original condition.Very minor roughness to lower lip and hind spout edge. See image details. L 7" H 3-1/2". Copy and paste link for high-res images: