Late 1900s Polychrome Painted Composition Folk Art Pig Standing By J Dierwechter
Date: Uncertain but most likely sometime in 1960s-1980.
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Lancaster County Pennsylvania.
Size: The piece measures ~5 1/2" long, ~2 1/2" high, with the base being ~2 3/4 by ~1 1/2". The piece weighs slightly over 7 ounces.
Maker: John R Dierwechter. Mr. Dierwechte lived in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania and died in 1996.
Marks: Marked on the bottom with the impressed letters JRD within three separate rectangles.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a nice and colorful piece of American Folk Art, which would make a great addition to your collection.
Condition: The piece is in excellent condition, with no breaks, cracks, losses, or repairs. It does have some minor scratches, minor dings, and small spots of paint loss, all of which can be seen in the photos. The piece is also a bit soiled but all of these issues are minor and difficult to see. Other than that, the piece is in excellent condition and looks great. Please see photos to appreciate beauty of this piece and for additional condition information.
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