My piggy bank is approximately 100 years old it belonged to my late Grandfather it is not in mint condition but 30 years ago I saw one in mint condition appraised at 30,000 by Kovels so I’d like to have mine appraised
Good afternoon, Sandra,
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry and for providing me with additional information to complete this appraisal.
There are a few pottery pigs that can command higher prices at auction are those made by the Anna Pottery company, and which were flasks, not banks. A few recent sales of THOSE pigs are here:
The following auction sales of similar but unattributed pig BANKS have been used to research the fair market value of your pig bank:
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, you have:
A redware pottery pig bank
American or European, late 19th/early 20th century
4 inches high, 5 inches long
$100-200 (represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary).
Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you for using Mearto.