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    Posted 10 months ago

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    Here is a pair of 3"H yellow and brown glass pigs on a platform, from Boyd Glass of Cambridge OH with B diamond imprints from the 1980s-1990s

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      I especially admire how that dark colour enhances the pig look, making it more lifelike although when you look again, the light pig can turn the switch on completely beautiful !~
    2. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 10 months ago
      These are so cute- but at a glance I thought they were bears! :P
      I love the poses, definitely makes me think their snuffling and rooting in their troughs, or out in the wild because they remind me of wild boars too? I think it's the deep brown colour of one?! :)
    3. racer4four racer4four, 10 months ago
      So nice to have a pair in different colours.
      I love pigs, they are a very smart and characterful animal, and these two show lots of personality.
      I can't pick which colour looks best!
    4. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 10 months ago
      Really cute!
    5. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Many thanks everyone for the kind love

      Thank you Phil for your wonderful comment & admiring my glass pigs, I agree the darker pig looks more realistic & the light one gives it balance, the glassmaker sculpted the bodies and faces pretty well I thought

      Lauren you are so perceptive, in some of the pix (esp the thumbnail) I can see bears too! But then you see the faces & ears, that snout is very porcine lol. The downward facing heads do look like they are rooting through their troughs or in pens doing their piggy business :) Thank you for your always great & insightful comment

      Karen that is so true about the pair, I had the brown pig first but thought it needed another colorful friend, so the yellow is a really good contrast - and as in life, there really are dark & light (well maybe not yellow!) pigs so they're a good blend. Agreed about the pig personality, some people keep them as pets esp the babies - if you remember, Arnold from Green Acres was a sweet lil guy. Thanks for your awesome comment

      vintagelamp I'm so happy you found these pigs cute, it is a testament to Boyd Glass that most of their animals have a kind of friendly look to them & I'm glad you enjoyed them. Thank you for your super comment
    6. jojowasthemanfrommars, 9 months ago
      this makes me dream of smoked bacon and smoked ham... are these from the same litter..? enjoy the day '-))
    7. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Thanks NaVi & jojo for the loves for these glass pigs, so pleased that you liked them and appreciate the thoughtful consideration

      Lol jojo, thank you for your really fun 'ham & bacon' comment :) Yep, these two are from the same Boyd Glass mold, just different colors for contrast, didn't want these fellas to get lonely
    8. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Thanks Bruce & Vynil for the love for this pair of Boyd Glass pigs, it is most kind of you & these boys are snorting their approval :)
    9. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Thanks very much vcal for the love of this pair of Boyd glass pigs & my other posts, so glad you enjoyed them & always warmly appreciate your kind consideration
    10. Amare, 6 months ago
      very cool...
    11. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Thank you Amare for your great comment & the love, very glad you found these vintage pigs cool, they are a pretty good match I thought. The Boyd glass animals are often small but very well formed

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