You Know You’re A “Pig” For Collecting When…

You accept a vintage pottery pig as payment for your work.

I happily received this vintage cold-painted piggy bank as my fee for consulting work. I adore her sweet face and the red roses that decorate her — butt but it’s the curly tail that charmed me the most. So this little piggy came wee-wee-wee all the way home with me.

I was told she was made by Hull, but it could be Shawnee… The piece of pottery is not marked and the style looks like other Shawnee pottery pigs I have seen too. The piggy bank is huge — roughly 13 inches long! And this little piggy bank still has her original cork stopper on the belly.

Anyone else work for vintage or antiques? *wink*

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Deanna

Deanna is the founder of Inherited Values, among other sites. She is also an antique dealer.

One thought on “You Know You’re A “Pig” For Collecting When…”

  1. Hello, I have a 1,ooo piece pig collection. It is my mother-in-laws and she has passed away. I would like to find a good home for it. If you would like to see pictures, please contact me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you;
    Doreen Moore

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