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Suzanne Findlen Hood
An Early Anna Pottery Pig Flask

Ceramics in America 2008

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Pig flask, Anna Pottery, (act. 1859–1896), Anna, Illinois, ca. 1865. Salt-glazed stoneware. H. 3 1/2", L. 8". (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Hans Lorenz.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Detail of the Anna Pottery inscription on the pig flask illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Detail of the painted eyes on the pig flask illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Detail of the underside of the pig flask illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    View of the inscription on the reverse side of the pig flask illustrated in fig. 1.

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Detail of the flask opening on the pig flask illustrated in fig. 1.