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    Rare U.S. Grant Pottery Delegate Pig Bottle. Made in the late 19th century and looking similar to those made by the Kirkpatricks of Anna, Illinois. Highly collectible and very difficult to find are examples of the pieces made during this time. Anna Pottery pieces often took on a folk art quality and many similar forms can be found that reference farms, railroads and towns of the late 1800s. This particular pig commemorates the "Grant Boom", this is noted on the side of the pig. The other side reads, "A Delegate to the Chicago Convention with full Instruction." The "Grant Boom" was a common phrase at the 1880 Republican Convention in Chicago, so in a very real sense this may be considered a unique 3-dimensional political "hopeful" item. Pigs like this are very sought after and desired by collectors and museums alike. This pig is in excellent condition with very little wear on its original brown glaze. Its back right foot is chipped from years of sitting on his haunches. A particularly desirable example of these sought-after Anna-style pigs and one not referenced anywhere. Measures 6.5" x 3.5".

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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