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    Posted 9 years ago

    amandabuns
    (22 items)

    This piggy bank was made in Czechoslovakia. I was told by the seller that the 97 was for 1897. I find it interesting that all of the information on the belly is hand-incised. The other marked piggy banks like this I have, the marks are a part of the mold. Cute piggy!

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    1. amandabuns amandabuns, 9 years ago
      Well I just learned that Czechoslovakia didn't exist until 1918, which means this piggy must post date that. That just blows me away! Stylistically, it seems much earlier.
    2. amandabuns amandabuns, 9 years ago
      Yeah, I usually don't. It's still a nice addition to my piggy bank collection!
    3. amandabuns amandabuns, 9 years ago
      I wouldn't consider these types of banks art pottery, but I guess cw does?
    4. maryh1956 maryh1956, 9 years ago
      In the pic, it looks like it has been incised after firing, which is a little suspicious. Does it feel rough around the lettering?
    5. amandabuns amandabuns, 9 years ago
      Well I think it is, especially given the difference in color. I didn't find that suspicious, just interesting. It would have taken a while.
    6. maryh1956 maryh1956, 9 years ago
      They use an engraving machine, which has a pen attached like they use to "hand engrave" silver plate etc.
    7. maryh1956 maryh1956, 9 years ago
      They use an engraving machine, which has a pen attached like they use to "hand engrave" silver plate etc.. He is still very cute, and if you love him then that's what counts!
    8. amandabuns amandabuns, 9 years ago
      That's interesting! I assumed it was hand done because of how 'sloppy' the writing looks. Thanks for your insight!
    9. maryh1956 maryh1956, 9 years ago
      It is still hand done but in that you hold the pen and guide it, so on a very hard, curved surface like clay, it will slip. I'm just guessing that that is what they used.

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