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Antique pottery figure of a pig Portobello Pottery Scotland early 19th century

Reference: 7103

Dated: c. 1825 Portobello Nr. Edinburgh Scotland

A very rare model of a standing sponged decorated pig modeled standing against the trunk of a tree on a green base. Pigs were not a fashionable figure to produce in the early 19th century,, hence the rarity,this piece captures the innate charm and character of the animal. Made in Portobello a small town just out side Edinburgh in the early 19th century period.

NOTE;Winston Churchill commented that a pig would always treat you as an equal unlike cats!

Dimensions: 5.75 inch wide 6.00 inch high 4.50 inch deep

Medium: pottery ceramic earthenware

Current Condition Restored professionally at ear.

Price: gbp 2450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3216.85 (US Dollars)

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