Two Wemyss style Scottish pottery pigs, one in a green glaze, the other treacle, both; 10cm high, 18cm long (2)
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Sold for £120
both pigs with crazing
green pig - no further damage or obvious restoration
treacle pig - large chip to one ear, smaller chip to the other, marks to top of pigs back - pre-firing?
restoration to front right trotter
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