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Late 19th C Pig Pen Wipe

Late 19th C Pig Pen Wipe

Late 19th C Pig Pen Wipe

Late 19th C Pig Pen Wipe

Late 19th C Pig Pen Wipe


Those of us, who collect this whimsical form of folk art, just love these pen wipes.

This wonderfully folky yet utilitarian object is composed of three leather pigs (Mama and piglets) on two red wool “wipe” pages situated on a black wool felt ground.

The entire piece measures 3 inches in diameter, while the tallest pig stands a mere ¾ inch high.

The piece is in very good condition with signs of use on the wipe for it was used for what it was intended.  The leather on the pigs, while showing a bit of crazing is also in very good condition and they all still retain their tiny glass bead eyes.

Pen wipes are not easy to find these days, and this one would look great on a shelf with others or as a stand-alone piece of folk art.

Price: $650


The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.


Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Taxes:
Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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