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  Clay Pottery Banks

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Hen Piggy Bank

The attention to detail and lifelike posturing make this model particularly attractive. Size 8" x 10½".

Price: $115.00, shipping not included.



Rooster Piggy Bank

The attention to detail and lifelike posturing make this model particularly attractive. Size 12" x 9".

Price: $115.00, shipping not included.



Rooster Piggy Bank

Though not as life-like as some of the other piggy banks in our collection, it exhibits a charming jauntiness. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



'Lassie' Piggy Bank

As is typical of the artistry, the attempt to capture a life-like pose and attention to detail is evident. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Turkey Piggy Bank

Much like the chickens, the depiction of this turkey is particularly lifelike, captured, as it were, in mid-gobble. Much like the chickens, the depiction of this turkey is particularly lifelike, captured, as it were, in mid-gobble. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Deer Piggy Bank

Shown with a ear of corn in its mouth, the deer is shown in a life-like pose. It is interesting to note that Mexican taxidermists during this time period often posed their work with food. Most likely this was part of the inspiration for this pose.  Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Horse Piggy Bank

Another example of attention to realistic detailing, the horse piggy banks show excellent attention to musculature and proportion. Size 15" x 13".

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Goat Piggy Bank

Another example of attention to realism, this goat piggy bank show careful attention to lifelike posture and details. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Cow Piggy Bank

Another example of attention to realistic detailing, this cow piggy bank depicts musculature and other realistic details. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Donkey Piggy Bank

Depicting a kneeling donkey, the artist has paid attention to proportion and lifelike detail. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Lamb Piggy Bank

This piggy bank, depicting a baaing lamb, shows fine sensitivity to realism, with attempt to depict details such as a wooly coat and lifelike posture. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Pug Dog Piggy Bank

This piggy bank, a pug dog, shows both comical and realistic elements. This is one of our favorite piggy banks. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Bull Piggy Bank

The bull or ox piggy bank you can see that the artist paid attention to musculature and scale. The posture, that of a bull bowing its head to prepare to charge is also of interest. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Horse Piggy Bank

The horse piggy bank shows attention to proportion and musculature. Overall a charming example of the artistry Mexican antique piggy banks. Size 15" x 13".

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Bull Piggy Bank

The bull piggy bank shows attention to proportion and musculature. Overall a charming example of these Mexican antique piggy banks. Size 17" x 12".

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Elephant Piggy Bank

This elephant piggy bank depicts an elephant in mid-trumpet. Another charming example of workmanship. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



Goat Piggy Bank

This goat piggy bank depicts a grazing goat. Attention to detail such as the wooly coat and cloven hooves are notable. Note the coin slot clearly visible on the neck. Measurements for this model are currently unavailable.

Price: $125.00, shipping not included.



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