Monday, 11 May 2009

Pig fever

Lot No 361
Andy Warhol
1928 Pittsburgh - 1987 New York

Pig. Polaroid. 10,8 x 8,6cm. Signed bottom center: Andy Warhol. Framed. - Verso mounted in the top sheet edge. Otherwise in perfect condition.

From Van Ham

Lot No 10
Anna Pottery Pig Flask with Rare Map and Form
American, ca 1870-1875, by Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna Pottery, Illinois. Anna Pottery pig flask of Arkansas stagecoach and river route. Salt glazed molded stoneware with cobalt filled inscriptions include St. Louis near snout, also Poplar Bluff, Fort Smith, Memphis, New Orleans, Little Rock, Benton, Malvern with Texarkana on the rear and Hot Springs on the belly. Inscriptions of rivers include Ark River (Arkansas), Miss River (Mississippi) and Ohio Ri.. Anatomically correct and of rare small size with atypical location of hole at the top center of pig's back; 2.25" high x 4.5" long.

Condition: Undissolved salt spots. Old chip on back leg.

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Rose C'est La Vie said...

something great to come out of the
swine flu hysteria - thanks!

Pigtown-Design said...

you KNOW we love us some pig-figurines!

maison21 said...


little augury said...

it is an amazing image Andy Warhol's pig. What a brilliant career, his "15 minutes" is on rewind. G

david john said...

a pig flask! oink! only in the south!

Paul Pincus said...

what a beauty!